Mercedes Saiz Martínez is an actress, director and playwright. She holds a diploma in Dramatic Arts by Dramatic Arts School in León (Spain). She has worked as an actress with different professional companies and under the direction of Margarita Rodríguez and Fernando Urdiales. With the company Teatro corsario, she won the prize “MAX” for the Best Revelation Show with the play La barraca de Colón. She has been awarded with many prizes as director of the companies Kikodín Teatro and Trejoviana Teatro. Currently, she directs and works as a teacher at Aula T de Teatro, a theatre investigation centre, and at the permanent group at FCAYC.