Carmen Aguirre is an author, actor and playwright currently living in Vancouver, B.C. Aguirre came to Canada when she was six years old. She returned to Chile as a young woman to join the underground resistance movement against the country's military dictatorship. She returned to Canada in 1990, where she began working as an actor, playwright and writer. She has written and co-written 25 plays, including Chile Con Carne, The Refugee Hotel and Blue Box.
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