Daniela Cristo Mantilla, StoneCrabs Associate ProducerDaniela is a Colombian theatre maker, deviser and creative producer with international work experience. She is passionate about cross-cultural projects, dark comedy and redefining gender relationships. Her play The Dragoness – an absurd comedy exploring sexuality – has just received ACE funding to carry out a first R&D. Some of her recent stage credits include Hanal Pixan (Itzatna Arts Collective) and Migran-te (Xacara Culture). Her work as a theatre maker has been commissioned and supported by Casa Festival and Popelei Theatre.

As a creative producer, she directs Voces Globales, the Colombian branch of Global Voices Theatre. They platform arts from the regions of Colombia and build cultural bridges between Latin America and the UK. With them, she has directed month-long festivals and several cultural events. In the UK she works with Untold Collective for the representation of Latin American creatives, and has co-produced three versions of the successful festival Latinx Scratch.