Úrsula Hellberg Kaid is a Chilean actress and educator. She holds an MA in Educational Theatre from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Universidad de Chile. Ursula has additional training in dance and movement with renowned Chilean and worldwide practitioners.
Ms. Hellberg Kaid has combined her trades in theatre ensembles, schools and universities, artistic projects, and community centers. She highlights her recent collaboration as a Teaching Artist and actress with the non-profit organizations People’s Theatre Project, Opening Act, and Wingspan Arts based in New York City. She also recognizes her participation in the Chilean theatre ensembles Núcleo Cordillera, Teatro Fresa Salvaje, Teatro Errante, and her artistic, pedagogic and community project La Última Escena as her most influential experiences.
Her play Desangrar la herida (tragedia bilingüe) was chosen as emergent playwright in the 2017 Santiago OFF Theater Festival and her narrative Scaffolding the Streets was selected in the 2018 NYU Educational Theatre Forum: Performance as Activism.
She currently co-directs Núcleo Cordillera and researches the local and global dialogue between theatre and education.