Past Projects​​​​

  1. Oil on canvas, 70 x 90 cm, 2016
  2. Oil on canvas, 70 x 90 cm, 2016
  3. Oil on canvas, 70 x 90 cm, 2016
  4. Oil on canvas, 70 x 90 cm, 2016
The voices of
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Purely inspired by the spirit and drive of contemporary women, this exhibition springs from Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz PROJECT by Max Sir.  In a playful and thoughtful gesture, this show takes each of the voices of the multifaceted intellectual Latin American Sor Juana to represent the spirit and dynamism of the contemporary woman. This series of paintings bring homage to the soul of a spirited, intelligent and powerful femininity of women as pillars of our society.
The voices of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Purely inspired by the spirit and drive of contemporary women, this exhibition springs from Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz PROJECT by Max Sir.  In a playful and thoughtful gesture, this show takes each of the voices of the multifaceted intellectual Latin American Sor Juana to represent the spirit and dynamism of the contemporary woman. This series of paintings bring homage to the soul of a spirited, intelligent and powerful femininity of women as pillars of our society.

Figuras congeladas en trance  
drawing

  1. "Abuela Berta  a la edad  de seis años"
    "Abuela Berta a la edad de seis años"
    painted drawing on panel, 60x40
  2. "Boy scouts"
    "Boy scouts"
    painted drawing on panel, 60x40
  3. "Hermanos esperando"
    "Hermanos esperando"
    painted drawing on panel, 60x40
  4. "Cinco por lado"
    "Cinco por lado"
    painted drawing on panel, 60x40
FROZEN FIGURES IN A TRANCE
These drawings were created from black and white photographs from early past century, taken out of the old trunks that belonged to my grandparents and close friends. 
Photography freezes a moment that is perpetuated; drawing recalls the photographic take, producing a second glance, interpreting its contexts and building them at the same time. 
Constructions, interpretations and the reconstruction of memories and images of a world that is no longer familiar, only fragments of the identity of places that are more or less neutral. That is the exercise.

PORTRAITS
Pencil on paper

  1. "Grandfather"
    "Grandfather"
    pencil on paper, 38x32in
  2. "Isabel"
    "Isabel"
    pencil on paper, 38x32in

ALICE
play

DIRECTED by Max Sir

ALICIA had its world premiere at Teatro Espressivo (Costa Rica). This first season took place from February the 3rd through March the 26th of 2017

ORIGINAL SCRIPT based on the novel by Lewis Carroll "Alice's  adventures in Wonderland", written by Natalia Miranda Guzman and Max Sir
PRODUCCIÓN EJECUTIVA - Steve Aronson  
DIRECCIÓN - Max Sir
MÚSICA ORIGINAL - Fabrizio De Negri
DISEÑO DE ESCENOGRAFÍA - Max Sir
DISEÑO DE VESTUARIO - Max Sir
DISEÑO DE ILUMINACIÓN: Max Sir
DISEÑO DE AUDIO - Juan Pablo Calvo, Natalia Miranda
COREOGRAFÍAS - Fabio Pérez
ANIMACIONES - Abraham Soria
VIDEO - Mauricio Garrido, Max Sir
TÉCNICO DE LUCES Y MULTIMEDIA - Antonio Cordero
TÉCNICO DE SONIDO - Diego Peña
JEFE DE ESCENA - Manuel Martín
ASISTENCIA GENERAL - Melissa Vargas
PRODUCCIÓN - Mariana Ramírez- Gustavo Sanchez
UTILERÍA - Max Sir
REALIZACIÓN DE ESCENOGRAFÍA - Jorge Calderón Araya
REALIZACIÓN DE VESTUARIO - Glenda Silva
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  1. TRAINING
    TRAINING
  2. VIDEO
    VIDEO
  3. SET DESIGN
    SET DESIGN
  4. LIGHTING DESIGN
    LIGHTING DESIGN
  5. CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
    CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
  6. MAPPING
    MAPPING
  7. ORIGINAL SCORE
    ORIGINAL SCORE
  8. COSTUMES
    COSTUMES

THE BOOK OF COMPLAINTS
play

SYNOPSIS​​​​

At different space-time points, a woman and a man share moments geared by complaints.  The Book of Complaints is a Theatre-of-the-Absurd play in six scenes; each scene is a "complaint" ("queja") of the author’s discerns of a society that assigns roles and characters that become a programming tool for human behavior, and the impossibility that these people comprehend their situation.  As a result, everyone complains that the assigned roles have nothing to do with their human conditions.  Each scene portrays a different couple building a relationship in the context of their society, journeying through the Chilean history, their colloquialism and the curious evolution of their language.


This play was selected by  IATI THEATRE to be part of its international  program ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Cimientos, dedicated to produce new avant-garde theatre in New York City.
 
March 2016, Manhattan
http://www.iatitheater.org/programs/detail/quejas/


"The Book of Complaints"​

40x50 cms
Mixed media on panel

Promotional poster 
 by Max Sir.
NYC

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PLAYWRIGHT:  Max Sir

DIRECTOR: Gerardo Gudiño​


ACTORS: Natalia Miranda-Guzman
                        Max Sir


Acknowledgements:

IATI Theatre, Natalia Miranda, Gerardo Gudiño, Vivian Deangelo, Winston Estevez, Hayden Díaz, Rama Issa, David Dannenfelser, Juan Ramirez, Charo Casas, Adam Seidel, Joseph Krawczyk, Adrian manzano, Jan Mora, Rhett Martinez, Yani Perez, Alicia Ibanez, Revista Sangria.

LO QUE KURT COBAIN
SE LLEVÓ
play

HEADSHOT
photography

Founders of Latin American Theatre in NYC
​​​​​​​This a project I developed during my stay in the States, and it seeks to give recognition to the founders of Latin American Theatre in New York City.
This project has been created together with actress Natalia Miranda-Guzman, and it consists of a photographic exhibition, a pocket book in English and Spanish and a  publication of the full length interviews. In this project we seek to unveil the visual memory behind the faces of each of these great figures in the world of art, their experiences and their valuable inner world.​
 
A ​​​​headshot isa photographic portrait that actors use as marketing tool or self-branding material. 
 Using this portrait as a media and the question of what is your first memory related to theatre as a starting point, we created this photobook of interviews about the founders of Latin American theatre in NYC.



Photographhy and Concept: Max Sir
Interviews: Natlaia Miranda-Guzmán
Editing: Max Sir

©2015 Max Sir Art. All rights reserved
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"No soy un “actor accidental”, siempre quise ser un actor, estar en el negocio de una forma u otra. Me recuerda cuando era niño y mi tía me dijo que mi primo tocaría guitarra y estaría en la radio, en la que en ese entonces era la National Public Radio; entonces recuerdo que moví el mueble que estaba frente al radio y busqué a mi primo dentro del altoparlante; no comprendía el concepto de cómo podía estar ahí, y yo quería estar ahí.  Ese es uno de mis primeros recuerdos queriendo estar en el teatro."​​
"Manny"  
Manny Alfaro
Executive Director Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors, HOLA, New York


Acknowledgements:

- The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (NYC)
- Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors, HOLA (NYC)
- Repertorio Español (NYC)
- Teatro LATEA (NYC)
- IATI Theatre (NYC)

- GALA Theatre (Washingotn, DC)