Alicia Morales

Year of participation at FICM as member of the jury: 2014 Mexican Short Film Section Executive director of the Film Festival of Lima

Alicia Morales is an actress and producer who graduated from the Escuela de Teatro de la Universidad Católica del Perú. She worked for the Teatro de la Universidad de Concepción from 1970 to 1979. She later founded the group Ensayo, along with Luis Peirano, Alberto Isola, Jorge Guerra, Mónica Domínguez and Gianfranco Brero, collaborating as actress and producer in the group’s plays between 1983 and 1997, and going on international tours to the US and Europe. She has been a Professor in Acting in the Escuela de Teatro de la Universidad Católica del Perú and Director of Studies at the Escuela Nacional de Arte Dramático in Lima. She has organized and taught theater troupes in working-class neighborhoods and worked as a consultant for the Taller Nacional de Formación Teatral and as a high-school thesis assistant in the New World School of the Arts Theater Program in Miami. She has been a jury member at international film festivals in Cartagena, Colombia and Viña del Mar, Chile, as well as being on the jury to select Latin American screenplays for the Sundance/NHK Award. Since 1995, she has been the Executive Director of the Centro Cultural de la Universidad Católica del Perú and, since 1997, of the Festival de Cine de Lima. In 2013, she received the Dintilhac Medal from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú for her career achievements.