CHRONOLOGY

1994 - 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018 - 2019 - 2020

1994

  • The Laboratory Group is conformed by the members of “Montage Workshop I”, opening the training process for the play “CIRUJAS” by Aldo El-Jatib (November 3 –“Vivencias” Hall – Rosario).
    • Showing of "Training Workshop".

1995

  • #0 (Pilot Edition) of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
    • The first “Summer Workshop” begins.
    • After the first phase of training, the group begins the creative process with the Mise en Scène of “CIRUJAS”.
    • #1 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
    • #2 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
    • Two presentations of “INVENTARIO” (creation of Aldo El-Jatib on texts of Jacques Prevert) in “Centro Cultural Parque de España” (Rosario).
    • Premiere of “CIRUJAS” in “Rozarte” Hall, Rosario (August 5)
    • “INVENTARIO” Season in Bar “La Puerta” (Rosario).
    • “CIRUJAS” Season in “Vivencias” Theatre (Rosario).
    • #3 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
    • Presentation of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Magazine in Bar “La Puerta”.
    • Beginning of “Montage Workshop II”.
    • “CIRUJAS” participates in “Festival Provincial de Teatro” and gets selected as one of the best plays from Rosario, obtaining two mentions.
    • “CIRUJAS” Season at “Centro Cultural Bernardino Rivadavia”.
    • It is organized “TEATRO MOVIDA” in “Vivencias” Theatre (Rosario)

1996

  • #4 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
    • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Summer Course Begins (January 15).
    • #5 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
    • Public Showing of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Workshop (March 29).
    • “CIRUJAS” is selected as the representative play of Rosario to participate in “VIII Encuentro de Teatro Marplatense” (Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires), to be carried out in July.
    • It is organized another edition of “TEATRO MOVIDA” in “Vivencias” Theatre.
    • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Annual Course begins (April 22).
    • #6 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
    • “CIRUJAS” presentation in the Musto School, within the framework of the theatre cycle “Rosario a Todo Teatro”, organized by the Rosario City Hall (May 17)
    • The Group rents an old house located in Buenos Aires St. 990 (Rosario), with the intention of establishing a theatre hall of its own: “TEATRO DEL RAYO”.
    • “CIRUJAS” presentation in “El Vitral” Theatre ( Buenos Aires, June 7-8)
    • “CIRUJAS” presentation in “Centro Cultural Juan Manuel Pueyrredón" (Mar del Plata), participating in “VIII Encuentro de Teatro Marplatense” (July 25).
    • #7 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
    “Acrobatics Workshop” begins.
    • “The Creators Talk About New Theatre Tendencies”: Round Table coordinated by Julio Cejas composed by Chiqui González, Norberto Campos and Aldo El-Jatib.
    • A seminar about the Group's methodology is given in Rosario.
    • A seminar about Antonin Artaud is given by Aldo El-Jatib in Bar “La Puerta” (October 12).
    • #8 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited
    • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Public Showing (December 19).

1997

  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Summer Course Begins (February 4).
    • #9 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
    • #10 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
    • Premiere of “MUZ”, written and directed by Aldo El-Jatib, in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (August 30)
    • The Group is selected to be co-produced by Rosario 's Secretariat of Culture with the show “MUZ”.
    • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Intensive Seminar (October 16).
    • “MUZ” presentation in “X Encuentro de Teatro y VII Regional del Centro del País” (Embalse Río Tercero, Córdoba). Also, a three days Acting/Training Workshop is given by Aldo El-Jatib.
    • #11 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Magazine is edited.
    • From December 7 to 13 “EXPERIMENTA 1 TEATRO” (Alternative Meeting of Theatre Groups) is organized by the Group in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”. Presentation of workshops, seminars, conferences and shows. This festival counts with the presence of playwright Roberto “Tito” Cossa, among others.
    • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Public Showing (December 19-20).

1998

  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Summer Course Begins (January 20).
  • “MUZ” presentation in “Festival de la Quebrada, Teatro y Comunidad” (Humahuaca, Jujuy). International Meeting organized by the “EL SÉPTIMO” Groups Network, counting with the presence of international theatre personalities such as Franco Ruffini (Italy) and Bruno Bert (Mexico), among others.
  • #12 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • “MUZ” presentation in the theatre cycle “El Mejor Teatro de la Provincia en La Máscara” (Rafaela, Santa Fe).
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Annual Course (April 13).
  • #13 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • “MUZ” presentation in “Centro Cultural Parque de España”, participating in “Teatro Premiado de Rosario”, a theatre cycle organized by “Centro Cultural Parque de España” and Rosario City Hall (June 20-21)
  • “MUZ” Season in “El Vitral” Theatre Hall in Buenos Aires (4 presentations).
  • #14 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Magazine is edited.
  • Presentation of “MUZ” in the “Rafael de Aguilar” Public Theatre (San Nicolás, Buenos Aires , August 15).
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Public Showing (August 21).
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Intensive Seminar (September 3).
  • #15 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • From December 7 to 13 “EXPERIMENTA 2 TEATRO” (Alternative Meeting of Theatre Groups) is organized by the Group. The Festival counted with the presence of theatre personalities such as Guido Ripamonti from “Comuna Baires” (Italy), Omar Pacheco from “Teatro Libre” (Buenos Aires), Marcelo Allasino from “Punto T” (Rafaela) and theater critic Julio Cejas (Rosario).
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Public Showing (December 22).

1999

  • #16 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Summer Course (January 18).
  • Presentation of the book “TEATRO, CONFLICTO & HECHICERÍA” by Aldo El-Jatib in Bar “La Compuerta”. (April 16).
  • #17 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Public Showing. (May 6).
  • Getting ready for its first European Tour, the Group celebrates a “Farewell Party” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”: presentation of musicians and shows (May 15).
  • On May 21 the Group starts its 1st European Tour, touring with the show “MUZ”. Presentations in Italy: Teatro Comuna Baires” in Milan (May 27-28), “Circolo Arci-Zoo” in Modena (June 3, 4, 10, 11), “Il Barrocchio” (June 17) and “Festa di San Giovanni” (June 23) in Torino. The group also gives a seminar about Actoral Training in Modena (June 14). Presentations in Spain: “Festival Internacional de Teatro de Viladecans” in Barcelona (July 1, 2, 3 and 4). Presentations in England: “Cochrane Theatre” in London (July 12 and 13).
  • The group begins to work in “PROYECTO ÍCARO”: the construction of a Theatre Research Centre to be located in the countryside.
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Intensive Course (September 9).
  • “MUZ” presentations in “CEC”, Rosario (September 19 and 26).
  • Presentation of the book “TEATRO, CONFLICTO & HECHICERÍA” by Aldo El-Jatib in “Ghandi Forum”, Buenos Aires (September 29).
  • “INVENTARIO” presentation in Bar “La Compuerta”.
  • #18 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • #1 of “ÍCARO” (Monthly informative Magazine for the Cooperative Partner) is edited.
  • “5th Anniversary Cycle” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”. The following productions of the Group (all directed by Aldo El Jatib) are presented: “LITÓFAGAS” (November 12-13-14), “CIRUJAS” (November 19-20-21) and “MUZ” (November 27-28).
  • An Anniversary Party is celebrated, including the presentation of shows and the projection of the documentary “Documenta Teatro - Five Years of EL RAYO MISTERIOSO” (November 6).
  • “INVENTARIO” Season in “Berlín” Bar (Rosario).
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Public Showing (December 21).

2000

  • “INVENTARIO” Season in “Berlín” Bar (Rosario).
  • #19 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Summer Course (January 13).
  • #20 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Annual Course (April 11).
  • Beginning of “Workshop with Montage” for people above the age of 45 years old (April 15).
  • The Group rents and old house located in San Martín St. 473 (Rosario), which will function as the new headquarters of the group.
  • #21 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Magazine is edited.
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Public Showing (July 13).
  • Opening of the new headquarters of “TEATRO DEL RAYO”, with the following spaces and activities: Two Theatre Halls, “Antonin Artaud” and “Jerzy Grotowski”, dedicated to theatre programming; “Julian Beck Hall”, dedicated to the Acting Training and Theatre Pedagogy; “Tadeusz Kantor Art Gallery”, “Biblioteca del Rayo” library and “Café del Rayo” bar (August 17).
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Initiation Course (September 7).
  • Premiere of “RAM”, written and directed by Aldo El-Jatib in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (November 10).
  • From December 7 to 13 “EXPERIMENTA 3 TEATRO” (Alternative Meeting of Theatre Groups) is organized by the Group. With the participation of Rubens Correa (Theatre Director and Pedagogue, Executive Director of the National Theatre Institute), Carlos Gil (“ARTEZ” magazine director, Spain), Chiqui González (theatre director and teacher, Education Sub-Secretary of Rosario City Hall ) and Raúl Serrano (theatre director and teacher), among others.
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Public Showing (December 21-22-23).

2001

  • #22 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Summer Course (January 15)
  • “LITÓFAGAS” reposition in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 13).
  • Interchange with the Group “El Séptimo Fuego” (Mar del Plata) in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”. Shows presented: “LITÓFAGAS” and “RAM” (“El Rayo Misterioso” productions); “El Refugio” and “Oscurana” (“El Séptimo Fuego” productions). Seminars: “Confluencia” by “El Séptimo Fuego” and “Actoral Training” by “El Rayo Misterioso” (March 23-24-25).
  • Presentation of “LITÓFAGAS” in the School of Psychology of the National University of Rosario (March 29).
  • #23 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Annual Course (April 19).
  • “RAM” presentations in “Centro Cultural La Máscara” (Rafaela, Santa Fe) and “Galpón del Arte” (Venado Tuerto, Santa Fe)
  • “MUZ” and “RAM” presentations in “La Cochera” Theatre Hall (Córdoba, June 1-2) and in “La Carbonera” Theatre Hall ( Buenos Aires , June 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30).
  • “RAM” presentations in “Centro Cultural La Hendija” (Paraná, Entre Ríos) and in “La Abadía” (Santa Fe).
  • #24 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Public Showing (December 21-22-23).
  • Premiere of two shows presented by advanced students of “TALLER DEL RAYO”: “THE FARSE OF MASTER PATHELIN”, anonymous medieval farce directed by Aldo El-Jatib, and “MUJER CON ESPEJO, ROUGE Y BOTAS”, written and directed by Aldo El Jatib.
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Initiation Course.
  • The Group begins its second European Tour. “MUZ” presentations in Spain : “Universidad del País Vasco” (October 10) and “Teatro La Fundición ” (October 12-13-14) in Bilbao , “Escuela Navarra de Teatro” in Pamplona (October 21), “ANTZERKIDE, International Meeting of Contemporary Theatre” in “Teatro Arriola, Elorrio (October 26), “Teatro Egia” in San Sebastián (November 3). “RAM” presentation in Spain : “Teatro La Hacería” in Bilbao (November 3). “RAM” presentation in France : “Festival International de Théâtre de Bayonne et Biarritz” in “Théâtre Colisée”, Biarritz . Also, the group gives a seminar about actoral training in “Drama Laboratory” Hall, Spain (October 30).
    •#25 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
    • From December 7 to 13 “EXPERIMENTA 4 TEATRO” (International Meeting of Theatre Groups) is organized by the Group. PARTICIPATING GR OUPS: “L'Alakran” (SWITZERLAND), “Legaleon-Teatro” (SPAIN), “Agerre Teatroa” (SPAIN), “Odisea” (GERMANY), “Andamio Contiguo/Exit", (Santa Fe, ARGENTINA), “El Nudo Compañía Teatral” (Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA) and “El Candado Teatro” (San Juan, ARGENTINA). ALSO: "Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting" ( Spain , Ecuador and Argentina ), "Theatre Magazines Meeting" ( Spain and Argentina ), "Theatre Critics Meeting" ( Spain and Argentina ), and a Workshop-Demonstration in charge of Christian Heuegger (AUSTRIA).
    •“TALLER DEL RAYO” Public Showing (December 21).

2002

  • #26 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Summer Course (January 15).
  • #27 of “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” Magazine is edited.
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Annual Course (April 9).
  • “1st Experimental Seminar for the Actor's Improvement” , with the presence of students from Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, Germany, Spain and United States, takes place in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (July 7-21). The seminar counts as well with the presence of special guests such as Alberto Drago, Guillermo Ben Hassan, Guido Ripamonti, Alberto Félix Alberto, Sabatino “Cacho” Palma and Cristina Prates.
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Public Showing (July 30-31).
  • Premiere of “MACCHINA NAPOLI” written and directed by Aldo El-Jatib in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (August 9)
  • The Authors General Society from Argentina gives to “EL RAYO MISTERIOSO” Laboratory Theatre Group the “2002 ARGENTORES AWARD, Valuable Example of New Theatre tendencies”.
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Initiation Course (September 12).
  • Aldo El-Jatib is invited to participate as Jury at the “Festival de Teatro Santacruceño” (“FES.TE.SA”), carried out between October 8 and 13 in Santa Cruz, Argentina. He also gives a three days “Actoral Training Seminar” there.
  • From December 7 to 13 “EXPERIMENTA 5 TEATRO” (International Meeting of Theatre Groups) is organized by the Group. Highlights: 14 companies from AUSTRIA, SPAIN, ITALY, ECUADOR and ARGENTINA (Buenos Aires, Córdoba, San Juan, Río Gallegos, Rosario). ALSO: "Theatre Journals Meeting" (Argentina), "Theatre Critics Meeting" (Argentina), "Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting" (Brazil, Ecuador, United States and Argentina). The festival counted with the presence of Nicolás Nuñez (Mexico), Rubens Correa (Argentina), Gustavo Schraier (Argentina), Jorge Dubatti (Argentina) and Carlos Pacheco Argentina), among others.

2003

  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Summer Workshop begins (January 20).
  • “MACHINA NAPOLI” presentation in “Festival de Teatro Independiente de Junín” (Buenos Aires, January 25). Aldo El-Jatib also gives a lecture called “Theatre, Ecstasy & Communication”.
  • “Admittance Course to the Prelaboratory Group of EL RAYO MISTERIOSO”, with the presence of students from ARGENTINA and SPAIN , is carried out in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (April 1-30).
  • “EXPERIMENTA TEATRO” is invited to participate in “World Festivals Round Table” during the "Festival de Humor Urbano RISTOC”, Rosario (April 10).
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Annual Theatre Course (April 17).
  • “MACCHINA NAPOLI” presentation at the “VI Cycle of Independent Theatre” in “La Máscara” (Rafaela, Santa Fe ).
  • Presentation for the Press of “MACHINA NAPOLI” in “Espacio Callejón” Theatre Hall ( Buenos Aires, April 28).
  • “MACCHINA NAPOLI” Season in “Espacio Callejón” Theatre Hall ( Buenos Aires , May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30).
  • Premiere of “PLEUROTUS FULMINARIS”, performed by advanced students of “TALLER DEL RAYO”, written and directed by Aldo El-Jatib in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (May 29).
  • “2nd Experimental Seminar for the Actor's Improvement” , with the presence of students from Rosario, Chaco, Formosa, Tierra del Fuego, Capital Federal, Mar del Plata, Salta (ARGENTINA) and Sao Paulo (BRAZIL) takes place in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”. Special Guests: Ricardo Halac, Jorge Dubatti, Idilia Solari and María de los Ángeles “Chiqui” González. (July 9-21)
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Theatre Workshop Public Showing (July 31).
  • “MUZ” presentations in the International Festival “Mostra Internacional Latinidades-SESC” ( Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 22-23-24).
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” Initiation Theatre Course (September 10).
  • First Marathon of Training and Group Dynamics “The Thunders Box”, 24 Hours of Theatre (Nov 3-4).
  • #29 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Theatre Workshop Public Showing (Nov 24-25).
  • From December 7 to 13 “EXPERIMENTA 6 TEATRO” (International Meeting of Theatre Groups) is organized by the Group. PARTICIPATIN G GROUPS: "Teatrul Nottara" (Budapest, RUMANIA), "Fábrica de Teatro Imaginario" (Bilbao, SPAIN), "Teatro Línea de Sombra" (CDMX, MÉXICO), “El Muererío Teatro” (Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA), "El Rayo Misterioso" (Rosario, ARGENTINA), ROSARIO THEATRE CYCLE (Three Groups). ALSO: "Theatre Journals Meeting" (Argentina, Ecuador, USA, Canada and Spain), "Theatre Critics Meeting" (Argentina), "Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting" (Brazil, Mexico, USA and Argentina). Additionally, the festival hosted the “9th RAT Conference (Regional Alternative Theatre)” and counted with the presence of theatre personalities such as Roberto Lalli (Italy), among others.

2004

  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” Summer Workshop begins (Jan 20).
  • Pre-Premiere of “LA CONSAGRACIÓN DE LAS FURIAS” in the “II Festival de Teatro Independiente de Junín” (Buenos Aires, January 25). Also, the group gives a training workshop there.
  • Premiere of "LA CONSAGRACIÓN DE LAS FURIAS", written and directed by Aldo El-Jatib in "TEATRO DEL RAYO" (March 7)
  • “3rd Experimental Seminar for the Actor's Improvement” , with the presence of students from ARGENTINA, SPAIN, COLOMBIA and MEXICO, takes place in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (April 1-11).
  • The Group begins its third European Tour. “LA CONSAGRACIÓN DE LAS FURIAS” presentations in “Bezirksfestwochen 2004” (Viena, Austria), “10th PUF International Theatre Festival (Pula, Croatia), 14th ARENA Festival of Erlangen” (Erlangen, Germany), “Odissea Festival Internazionale della Valle dell'Oglio” (Romanengo, Italy) and “Ayuntamiento de Endrinal de la Sierra ” (Salamanca, Spain). Also, the group carries out the following pedagogical activities during the tour: “Actoral Training Seminar" in Viena (Austria, 2-4 June) and Erlangen (Germany , July 8-10), “Training, Ecstasy and improvement” in Barcelona (Spain, 14-18 June), “Debate-Talk about the work of El Rayo Misterioso” in Erlangen (Germany, July 7) and Romanengo (Italy, July 29).
  • August 23 the Group begins its 1st Mexican Tour within the framework of “VII Festival de Teatro del Cuerpo”. “LA CONSAGRACIÓN DE LAS FURIAS” presentations in Querétaro (August 28), CDMX (September 6), Toluca (September 7) and Pátzcuaro (Michoacán, September 8). Also, the group gives an eleven days intensive seminar called “The Actor: Training, Ecstasy and Improvement”. The seminar counted with 19 students from different parts of Mexico and finished with a public showing.
  • “4th Experimental Seminar for the Actor’s Improvement”, with the presence of students from ARGENTINA, ITALY, SPAIN AND VENEZUELA, takes place in Endrinal de la Sierra (Salamanca, Spain), where the Group has established its European headquarters (September 18-26).
  • #30 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • August 23 the Group begins its 1st Mexican Tour within the framework of “VII Festival de Teatro del Cuerpo”. “LA CONSAGRACIÓN DE LAS FURIAS” presentations in Querétaro (August 28), CDMX (September 6), Toluca (September 7) and Pátzcuaro (Michoacán, September 8). Also, the group gives an eleven days intensive seminar called “The Actor: Training, Ecstasy and Improvement”. The seminar counted with 19 students from different parts of Mexico and finished with a public showing.
  • “4th Experimental Seminar for the Actor's Improvement”, with the presence of students from ARGENTINA, ITALY, SPAIN AND VENEZUELA, takes place in Endrinal de la Sierra (Salamanca, Spain), where the Group has established its European headquarters (September 18-26).
  • #30 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • August 23 the Group begins its 1st Mexican Tour within the framework of “VII Festival de Teatro del Cuerpo”. “LA CONSAGRACIÓN DE LAS FURIAS” presentations in Querétaro (August 28), CDMX (September 6), Toluca (September 7) and Pátzcuaro (Michoacán, September 8). Also, the group gives an eleven days intensive seminar called “The Actor: Training, Ecstasy and Improvement”. The seminar counted with 19 students from different parts of Mexico and finished with a public showing.
  • “4th Experimental Seminar for the Actor's Improvement”, with the presence of students from ARGENTINA, ITALY, SPAIN AND VENEZUELA, takes place in Endrinal de la Sierra (Salamanca, Spain), where the Group has established its European headquarters (September 18-26).
  • #30 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • Beginning of the “Initiation Theatre Workshops”, a theatre expressiveness and animation Project. The workshops took place in Sierra de Béjar and Sierra de Francia (Salamanca, Spain), incluiding the following towns: Cespedosa de Tormes, Endrinal de la Sierra, Fuenterroble de Salvatierra, Fuentes de Béjar, La Alberca, Linares de Riofrío, Los Santos, Montemayor del Río, San Esteban de la Sierra and Santibáñez de Béjar. With the participation of 300 students, the Project ended in December with a public showing, whose attendance reached 1200 spectators.
  • Ten presentations of “THE FARCE OF MASTER PATHELIN”, directed by Aldo El-Jatib, in the following towns of Salamanca: Endrinal de la Sierra, Los Santos, Fuentes de Béjar, Cespedosa de Tormes, Linares de Riofrío, Montemayor del Río, Santibáñez de Béjar, Fuenterroble de Salvatierra and San Esteban de la Sierra.
  • Beginning of “Actoral Training Workshop” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (Rosario, Argentina).

2005

  • Beginning of “Montage Workshop III” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”, Rosario, Argentina. (February 2).
  • “LITÓFAGAS” reposition (spanish version) in Endrinal de la Sierra, Salamanca, Spain (April 2)
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” initiation course in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”, Rosario, Argentina. (May 13)
  • “5th Experimental Seminar for the Actor's Improvement” ,  with the presence of students from ARGENTINA, SPAIN, MEXICO, CHILE AND ECUADOR, takes place in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (July 9-21)
  • Beginning of “I FESTIVAL DE TEATRO DE ENTRESIERRAS” organized by El Rayo Misterioso in Salamanca during July, August and September, as part of the Project the group has been developing in Spain since 2004. The festival took place in Endrinal de la Sierra, Los Santos, Fuentes de Béjar, Santibáñez de Béjar, Fuenterroble de Salvatierra and Cespedosa de Tormes. With the participation of 50 students, the selected plays were: “La Casa de Bernarda Alba” and “Bodas de Sangre” by F.G. Lorca, “The Orchestra” by Jean Anoulh, “El Desalojo” by Florencio Sanchez and “The Imaginary Invalid” by Molière, all directed by Aldo El-Jatib.
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” public showing (July 29)
  • Beginning of “TALLER DEL RAYO” initiation course in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”, Rosario, Argentina (September 5)
  • “LITÓFAGAS” presentation in “Centro de Participación del Barrio Chamberí”, Salamanca, Spain (October 15)
  • Premiere of “HAMLET O LA RATONERA”, Aldo El-Jatib's version on Shakespeare's play as a result of “Montage Workshop III”.
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” public showing (November 29)
  • #31 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • From December 7 to 13 EXPERIMENTA 7 TEATRO(International Meeting of Theater Groups) is organized by the Group. PARTICIPATING GROUPS: "O Clube Teatro e Variedades" (Belo Horizonte, BRAZIL). "Collectif Quatre Ailes" (Paris, FRANCE). "Teatre de L´Ull-Krisis Teatro Danza" (Valencia, SPAIN). “Farm in the Cave” (Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC), "El Rayo Misterioso" (Rosario, ARGENTINA). “ROSARIO THEATRE CYCLE” (Four Groups). ALSO: "Theatre Magazine Meeting" (Argentina and Spain), "Theatre Critics Meeting” (Argentina), "Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting " (Brazil, Italy and Argentina). The Festival counted with the presence of Roberto “Tito” Cossa (Buenos Aires), among others.

2006

  • Beginning of “summer course” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”, Rosario, Argentina. (February 6).
  • Due to the huge rent increase of the building that functions as the group's headquarters, a search for funding to obtain a space owned by the group started. A massive Support Request Email is sent to achieve this goal.
  • “6th Experimental Seminar for the Actor's Improvement” is organized by the group,  with the presence of students from ARGENTINA, BRAZIL, MEXICO, CHILE AND GUATEMALA, taking place in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (July 7-14)
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” public showing (November 28-29). The selected monologues were: “On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco” by A. Chekhov, "The Stronger" by A. Strindberg and “The Man with the Flower in his Mouth” by L. Pirandello, performed by the advanced students and directed by Aldo El-Jatib.
  • #32 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • From December 7 to 13 EXPERIMENTA 8 TEATRO (International Meeting of Theater Groups) is organized by the Group. PARTICIPATING GROUPS: "Comuna Baires" (Milan , ITALY). "The Mime Centre" "Escena de Caracas" (Caracas, VENEZUELA). “Grupo Acto” (Córdoba, ARGENTINA), “Filumena Compañía de Teatro” (Bs. As., ARGENTINA) "El Rayo Misterioso" (Rosario, ARGENTINA), "Punto Cero Teatro" (Rosario, ARGENTINA),"Ruega por Nosotras" (Rosario, ARGENTINA) ALSO: "Theatre Magazine Meeting" (Argentina, Mexico and Spain), "Theatre Critics Meeting” (Argentina and Mexico), “Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting” (Ecuador, Italy and Argentina). The Festival counted with the presence of Rubens Correa (Buenos Aires) and Renzo Casali (Italy), among others.

2007

  • Thanks to the support received from people all over the world endorsing the work that the Group has developed through the years, a new space is finally acquired. This is achieved thanks to subsidies granted by the National Theater Institute, the Ministry of Culture of the Province of Santa Fe and the Government of Santa Fe. The place is located in Salta St. 2991: an old house in the Pichincha neighborhood of Rosario. The move starts in January 18.
  • Beginning of “summer course” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”, Rosario, Argentina. (February 6).
  • Beginning of “Integration with Montage Workshop IV ” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”, Rosario, Argentina.
  • An initiative that arose in 1997 is resumed and ATIR (Association of Independent Theaters of Rosario) is founded, together with the following theatres: CET, Teatro Vivencias, La Escalera, La Grieta, Amigos del Arte, La Nave, Peripecia, La Manzana and La Morada.
  • Premiere and season in theatre “CET” of the show “CHEJOV, STRINDBERG & PIRANDELLO” performed by advanced students, produced by El Rayo Misterioso and directed by Aldo El-Jatib.
  • “TALLER DEL RAYO” public showing (July 30-31)
  • A party called “A Thousand Members for a Theatre” is held to raise funds for the theatre's construction (September 7)
  • Beginning of the Ecuador Tour (September 12). Having been invited by “Red de Festivales Internacionales de Ecuador” the group participates in “XX Festival Internacional de Teatro de Manta”, “Portoviejo Subsede del Festival Internacional de Manta”, “X Festival Internacional de Artes Escénicas de Guayaquil” and “Vlll Festival Internacional ‘Spóndylus' de las Artes”. Within the framework of these festivals Aldo El-Jatib also gives the seminar “Training, Ecstasy & Improvement” and participates in the colloquium “Group Theatre in Latin America ”.
  • "LA CONSAGRACIÓN DE LAS FURIAS" presentation in “VI Festival Internacional de Teatro MERCOSUR", Córdoba. Also, Aldo El-Jatib gives the seminar “Training, Ecstasy & Improvement” there.
  • Beginning of “Master Seminar of Theatre: theory, practice, montage and continuity” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”, Rosario, Argentina (November 8).
  • From December 7 to 13 EXPERIMENTA 9 TEATRO(International Meeting of Theater Groups) is organized by the Group. The Festival takes place in the different theatres of ATIR, for the Group's headquarters are still under construction. PARTICIPATING GROUPS: "Comuna Baires" (Milan, ITALY). "Compañía de Teatro y Danza-Teatro Pierrot" (Valparaíso, CHILE) "Compañía Cristina Ribas” (Mar del Plata, ARGENTINA). “El Baldío Teatro” (Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA), "El Rayo Misterioso" (Rosario, ARGENTINA), "Hijos de Roche" (Rosario, ARGENTINA),"El Eslabón Perdido" (Rosario, ARGENTINA) ALSO: "Theatre Magazine Meeting" (Argentina). "Theatre Critics Meeting” (Argentina and Venezuela), "Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting" (Peru, Brazil and Argentina).

2008

•The construction of the new headquarters of "TEATRO DEL RAYO" begins (Salta St. 2991, Rosario, Argentina).
•The second block of the house in which the new theatre hall will be built is demolished in January. The construction of the mezzanine-warehouse and the management office begins. An arcade that connects the future bar space with the future bathrooms is opened.
•Beginning of “summer course” in the headquarters under construction (January 21).
•In May the Minetti Foundation donates 150 bags of cement and lime. The fourth wall of the space in which the theater hall will be built is raised.
•In June the bathroom and anteroom on the upper floor are built. The installation of gas and light is carried out. It ends with the preparation of walls for the installation of lights.
•“7th Experimental Seminar for the Actor's Improvement”
,  with the presence of students from ARGENTINA, MEXICO, CHILE, SPAIN AND VENEZUELA, takes place in the headquarters under construction (July 7-17)
•In December the wooden structure is placed and the ceiling of the future theatre hall is finished. The conditioning of the future bathrooms on the ground floor begins.
•”Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine becomes a monthly publication.
•#33 to #42 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine are edited.
•“RAYO'S DIARY 2009” is edited and put on sale to raise funds for the construction.
•Aldo El-Jatib gives a seminar about Group Theatre in Milan (Italy) organized by “Comuna Baires” and “El Rayo Misterioso”.

2009

  • Beginning of “summer course” in the headquarters under construction (January 19).
  • In January begins the plastering of the theatre hall's walls and the building of the floor. Construction begins on the mezzanine structure that will cover the kitchen, the dressing rooms (with bathrooms included) and the control booth.
  • In February the construction of pipes, drains, walls and roof of public toilets is carried out.
  • In March the construction of the dressing rooms is finished, with the placement of ceramics and artifacts. The phenolic floor is placed in the theater hall and the staircase that connects dressing rooms and control booth with it.
  • • In May the construction of public toilets is finished, with the placement of ceramics and artifacts, as well as the construction of the bar. Painting is done and last details are finalized throughout the theatre.
  • Finally, the new headquarters of “TEATRO DEL RAYO”, located in Salta St. 2991, are inaugurated on June 20.
  • The programme of "TEATRO DEL RAYO" resumes in July.
  • #43 to #54 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine are edited.
  • “ LA CONSAGRACIÓN DE LAS FURIAS" presentation at the cycle “El País en el País", scheduled by INT (National Theatre Institute) in Santa Fe.
  • " LA CONSAGRACIÓN DE LAS FURIAS” presentation in “IV Encuentro de Teatro del Cuerpo" (Paraná, Entre Ríos).
  • 8th Lightning Seminar ”, with participants from Córdoba, México and Venezuela, takes place in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (July 9-15)
  • Premiere of “DIONISOS AUT”, written and directed by Aldo El-Jatib, in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (September 5).
  • From December 7 to 13 EXPERIMENTA 10 TEATRO (International Meeting of Theater Groups) is organized by the Group. PARTICIPATING GROUPS: "El Retablo Teatro" (ECUADOR), "La Nuca Teatro" (SPAIN), “Teatro del Bardo” (Paraná, ARGENTINA), "El Rayo Misterioso" (Rosario, ARGENTINA), "Hijos de Roche" (Rosario, ARGENTINA), "Seisenpunto” (Rosario, ARGENTINA). ALSO: "Theatre Magazine Meeting" (Argentina, Peru and Spain), "Theatre Critics Meeting” (Argentina), “Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting” (Peru, Brazil, Spain, France and Argentina). The Festival counted with the presence of Renzo Casali (Italy), Gustavo Schraier (Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA ) and Alberto Drago (Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA), among others.

2010

  • Beginning of “summer course” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 18).
  • #55 to #59 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine are edited.
  • “DIONISOS AUT” presentations in “XXV Fiesta Nacional de Teatro” (La Plata, Buenos Aires), “Festival Nacional de Teatro de Rafaela” (Rafaela, Santa Fe), “V Encuentro de Teatro del Cuerpo” (Paraná, Entre Ríos) and “Encuentro Regional del Teatro del Bicentenario” (Córdoba).
  • From December 7 to 13 EXPERIMENTA 11 TEATRO(International Meeting of Theater Groups) is organized by the Group. PARTICIPATING GROUPS: "Eie La Prole " (Madrid, SPAIN), "Teatro del Norte" (Asturias, SPAIN), “El Galpón” (Montevideo, URUGUAY), , "Cuatrotablas" (Lima, PERU), "Los Celebrantes” (Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA), "El Rayo Misterioso" (Rosario, ARGENTINA), “Coop. De Actores de Rosario” (Rosario, ARGENTINA) ALSO: "Theatre Magazine Meeting" (Argentina), "Theatre Critics Meeting” (Argentina), “Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting” (Peru, Brazil, Chipre and Argentina). The Festival counted with the presence of Etelvino Vázquez (Asturias, SPAIN), Bernardita Bordagorry (CHILE) and Ernesto Martínez Correa (COLOMBIA), among others.

2011

  • Beginning of “summer course” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 17).
  • #60 to #71 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine are edited.
  • Presentation of the book “EL SECRETO DE DIONISOS” by Aldo El Jatib, edited by “TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (April 7).
  • “DIONISOS AUT” presentations in “17 Janeiro de Grandes Espectáculos” (Recife, BRAZIL), “29 Semana de Teatro de Pola de Siero” (Asturias, SPAIN), “28 Muestra Internacional de Teatro de Cangas” (Galicia, SPAIN) and “Muestra Internacional de Teatro Rivadavia” (Galicia, SPAIN).
  • From December 7 to 13 EXPERIMENTA 12 TEATRO(International Meeting of Theater Groups) is organized by the Group. PARTICIPATING GROUPS: "Agerre Teatroa Taldea SL" (Donostia, SPAIN), “Teatro del Oráculo” (Concepción, CHILE), “Teatro del Cielo” (Cuenca, ECUADOR)" La Comedia de Hacer Arte” (Rosario, ARGENTINA), "El Rayo Misterioso" (Rosario, ARGENTINA), “Línea de Tres” (Rosario, ARGENTINA). ALSO: "Theatre Magazine Meeting" (Argentina, Spain, Italy and Canada), "Theatre Critics Meeting” (Argentina, Spain, Italy and Canada), “Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting” (Brazil, Chile, Italy and Argentina).

2012

  • Beginning of “summer course” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 9).
  • #72 to #83 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine are edited.
  • Premiere of “SHOCK ILIÓN”, written and directed by Aldo El-Jatib, in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (November 17).
  • “TEATRO, TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” wins the award “Teatro del Mundo 2012”, getting the top prize in the category of “Edition” (November 29)
  • From December 7 to 13 EXPERIMENTA 13 TEATRO(International Meeting of Theater Groups) is organized by the Group. PARTICIPATING GROUPS: "Teatro del Norte" (Asturias, SPAIN), “Cactus Azul” (Quito, ECUADOR), “Teatro de la Brevedad ” (CDMX, MEXICO) "Turuleca” (Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA), "El Rayo Misterioso" (Rosario, ARGENTINA), “Elenco Concertado” (Rosario, ARGENTINA), “La Estación” (Rosario, ARGENTINA). ALSO: "Theatre Magazine Meeting" (Argentina and Spain), "Theatre Critics Meeting” (Argentina and Spain), “Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting” (Brazil, Croatia and Argentina).

2013

  • Beginning of “summer course” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 18).
  • #84 to #95 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine are edited.
  • 9th Lightning Seminar ” takes place in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (July 9-15).
  • Fridays of July, August and September takes place the “FESTIVAL DE TEATRO DE OBRAS DEL RAYO MISTERIOSO” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”. The event presents the following plays: “LITÓFAGAS”, “MUZ”, “LA CONSAGRACIÓN DE LAS FURIAS”, “DIONISOS AUT” and “SHOCK ILIÓN”, all written and directed by Aldo El-Jatib.
  • From December 7 to 13 EXPERIMENTA 14 TEATRO(International Meeting of Theater Groups) is organized by the Group. PARTICIPATING GROUPS: "Collectif Alluvion" (Bruselas, BELGIUM), “Haja Teatro” (Recife, BRAZIL), “Kabia” (Bilbao, SPAIN) "Cuatrotablas” (Lima, PERU), "El Rayo Misterioso" (Rosario, ARGENTINA), “La Escalera” (Rosario, ARGENTINA), “Los Desconocidos de Siempre” (Rosario, ARGENTINA). ALSO: "Theatre Magazine Meeting" (Argentina and Spain), "Theatre Critics Meeting” (France, Czech Republic, Argentina and Spain), “Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting” (Brazil, Peru and Argentina).

2014

  • Beginning of “summer course” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 8).
  • #96 to #105 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine are edited.
  • Teatro Nacional Cervantes awards the prize “María Guerrero” to “EL RAYO MISTERIOSO”.
  • “DIONISOS AUT” presentations in the theatre cycle “Escenario de Verano” (Buenos Aires), “IX Circuito Nacional de Teatro 2014” (Santiago del Estero, Tucumán, Salta, Jujuy) and “Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro de Mar del Plata” (Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires).
  • Presentation of “DIONISOS AUT”, “MACCHINA NAPOLI” and “LA CONSAGRACIÓN DE LAS FURIAS” at the theatre cycle “El Rayo Truena en La Máscara ” (Rafaela, Santa Fe).
  • From December 7 to 13 EXPERIMENTA 15 TEATRO(International Meeting of Theater Groups) is organized by the Group. PARTICIPATING GROUPS: "Pigmaliao esculturaquemexe" (Belo Horizonte, BRAZIL), “Primeira Campainha” (Belo Horizonte, BRAZIL), “La Trinchera” (Manta, ECUADOR) "Cia. Yamil Ostrovsky” (Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA), "El Rayo Misterioso" (Rosario, ARGENTINA). ALSO: "Theatre Magazine Meeting" (Argentina and Spain), "Theatre Critics Meeting” (Argentina and Spain), “Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting” (Brazil, Ecuador and Argentina). The Festival counted with the presence of Juan Antonio Hormigón (Madrid, SPAIN), among others.

2015

  • Beginning of “summer course” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 6).
  • #106 to #109 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine are edited.
  • Premiere of “EL FABULOSO MUNDO DE LA TÍA BETTY”, written and directed by Aldo El-Jatib, in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (May 2).
  • “DIONISOS AUT” presentations in “IV Festival de Teatro Popular” (Porto Alegre, Brazil) and “Festival Internacional de Teatro MERCOSUR” (Córdoba, Argentina).
  • “MACCHINA NAPOLI” presentations in “XI Festival Internacional del Teatro de la Integración y el Reconocimiento” (Formosa), “Festival Nuevas Tendencias” (Mendoza), “Festival Teatro Arriba” (Mendoza), “Festival Teatro Arriba” (San Juan), “Festival Hay Teatro” (San Luis), “Festival Argentino de Teatro” (Santa Fe) and “Festival internacional de Teatro Mercosur (Córdoba).
  • “EL FABULOSO MUNDO DE LA TÍA BETTY” presentation in “XI Festival de Teatro de Rafaela” (Rafaela, Santa fe).

2016

  • Beginning of “summer course” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 5).
  • #110 to #112 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine are edited.
  • A new European tour is scheduled: “EL FABULOSO MUNDO DE LA TÍA BETTY” presentations in Spain: “Teatro de la Universidad de Vigo” (Galicia), “Teatro Principal” within the framework of the MITEU (Galicia), “Pabellón 6” (País Vasco), “Escuela Navarra de Teatro” (Navarra), “La Fundición” (Andalucía), “Espacio TaKtá” (Extremadura), “Teatre del Mar” (Islas Baleares), “Teatro Tribueñe” (Madrid) and “Teatro Tarambana” (Madrid).
  • “EL FABULOSO MUNDO DE LA TÍA BETTY” wins the Jury Prize in the MITEU of Galicia, SPAIN.
  • Premiere of “HÁMLE, PRÍNCIPE DE VILLA CAJETA”, Aldo El-Jatib's version on Shakespeare's play performed by advanced students of “TALLER DEL RAYO” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO”.
  • From August 7 to 13 EXPERIMENTA 16 TEATRO(International Meeting of Theater Groups) is organized by the Group. PARTICIPATING GROUPS: "Haddangse Theatre" (Seoul, SOUTH KOREA), “Rubén Pagura” (COSTA RICA-ARGENTINA), “Las Damas” (SPAIN/ARGENTINA) "Òi Nòis Aquí Traveiz” (Porto Alegre, BRAZIL), “Teatro del Norte” (Asturias, SPAIN), “Isla Piano” (Asunción, PARAGUAY), "El Rayo Misterioso" (Rosario, ARGENTINA). ALSO: "Theatre Magazine Meeting" ( Brazil, Colombia, Argentina and Spain), "Theatre Critics Meeting” (Germany, Finland, Argentina and Spain), “Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting” (Brazil and Argentina).

2017

  • Beginning of “summer course” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 10).
  • #110 to #116 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine are edited.
  • Presentation of the book “DE LA ACCIÓN DE GRACIAS AL EFECTO FANTASMAL DE ENCANTAMIENTO” by Aldo El Jatib, edited by “TRUENOS & MISTERIOS” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (August 4).
  • A new European tour around Spain is scheduled: “DIONISOS AUT” and “EL FABULOSO MUNDO DE LA TÍA BETTY” presentations in “Sala Ártika” (Galicia), “MITIN: Muestra Internacional de Teatro de Investigación” (Andalucia) and “Festival internacional Tribueñe” (Madrid). “DIONISOS AUT” presentation in “Festival Internacional de Teatro de Ourense” (Galicia). “EL FABULOSO MUNDO DE LA TÍA BETTY” presentation in “Sala Ingrávida” (Galicia), “Teatro Jovellanos” (Asturias) and “Teatro Auditorio” (Asturias). Also, the group carries out the following pedagogical activities during the tour: “CONFERENCE-DEMONSTRATION” in “Universidad de Orense” (Galicia), “Universidad de Oviedo” (Asturias), “Teatro Zirkó” (Valencia), “MITIN: Muestra Internacional de Teatro de Investigación” (Andalucía) and in “Escuela Internacional del Gesto” (Madrid). “INTENSIVE SEMINAR” in “Teatro Zirkó” (Valencia), “Escuela internacional del Gesto” (Madrid) and “MITIN: Muestra Internacional de Teatro de Investigación” (Andalucía).
  • “DIONISOS AUT” presentation in “Festival Internacional de Teatro de Lincoln” (Lincoln, Buenos Aires).
  • “EL FABULOSO MUNDO DE LA TÍA BETTY” presentations in “Ciclo de Teatro Rosarino e Independiente en Buenos Aires” (Buenos Aires), “Festival Late Alto” (Salta), “Festival Escenas del Norte” (Jujuy), “Festival Internacional de Teatro Desde el Jardín” (Tucumán) and “Teatro La Casa” (Santiago del Estero).
  • From August 7 to 13 EXPERIMENTA 17 TEATRO (International Meeting of Theater Groups) is organized by the Group. PARTICIPATING GROUPS: Pacun Peras The-A-Tro" (CANADA/EL SALVADOR), “Teatro Libero” (Palermo, ITALY), “Cajamarca Teatro” (Mendoza, ARGENTINA) "Teatro Acción” (Villa Gesell, ARGENTINA), “La Estación” (Rosario, ARGENTINA), “Cinco” (Rosario, ARGENTINA), "El Rayo Misterioso" (Rosario, ARGENTINA), “Elenco Concertado Carne de Juguete” (Rosario, ARGENTINA), “Árbol Azul” (Rosario, ARGENTINA). ALSO: "Theatre Magazine Meeting" (Argentina and Spain), "Theatre Critics Meeting” (Croatia, Slovakia and Argentina), “Theatre Festivals Directors Meeting” (Brazil, Croatia, Slovakia and Argentina).

2018

  • Beginning of “summer course” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 9).
  • #117 to #121 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine are edited.
  • “EL FABULOSO MUNDO DE LA TÍA BETTY” presentation in “Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro de Bogotá” (Colombia).
  • “11th Experimental Seminar for the Actor's Improvement” takes place in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (December 7-13)

2019

  • Beginning of “summer course” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 8).
  • #122 to #125 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine are edited.
  • Premiere of “ LA ORDEN DEL DRAGÓN”, written and directed by Aldo El-Jatib, in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 18).
  • In August the Group celebrates its 25th anniversary with a Festival: presentations of “CIRUJAS” (August 1-2-3), DIONISOS AUT” (August 7-8-9), “EL FABULOSO MUNDO DE LA TÍA BETTY” (August 14-15-16) and “LA ORDEN DEL DRAGÓN” (August 21-22-23). The Group also coordinates a seminar within the framework of the festival, a round table with its members and a Conference-Demonstration. Finally, an anniversary party is celebrated, which includes the projection of the documentary “Documenta Teatro, Twenty-five Years of EL RAYO MISTERIOSO”
  • “LA ORDEN DEL DRAGÓN” presentation in “El Galpón del Arte” (Venado Tuerto, Santa Fe, Argentina).
  • “12th Experimental Seminar for the Actor's Improvement” takes place in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (December 7-13)

2020

  • Beginning of “summer course” in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 14).
  • #126 of “Teatro, Truenos & Misterios” Theatre Research Magazine is edited.
  • Premiere of “THE IMAGINARY INVALID”, Aldo El-Jatib's version on Molière's play, in “TEATRO DEL RAYO” (January 11).
  • Publication of the book “DRAMATIC WORKS I”, a compilation of the following plays written by Aldo El-Jatib: “LITÓFAGAS”, “CIRUJAS”, “MUZ”, “RAM” and “MACCHINA NAPOLI”.