Theatrical producer and impresario, Jesús F. Cimarro (Ermua, Vizcaya, 1965) is currently Chairman of the Madrid Association of Producers and Theatres, Chairman of the Spanish State Federation Association of Theatre and Dance Companies (FAETEDA), and member of the European Federation of Impresarios. Since 1988 he is Chairman of the theatre producer and distributor company Pentación Espectáculos S.A. (Madrid). He holds an MA in Cultural Management from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.
Throughout his long career he has produced and distributed over one hundred and forty-five theatre performances, many of them highly acclaimed by critics and audiences alike.
A collaborator with the newspaper El Correo Español-El Pueblo Vasco for four years, he continues his work today as a columnist and collaborator for several theatrical publications. He has given many courses on theatre production and distribution. He is Professor of Production at the Madrid Centre of New Creators since 1999. He is also a Member of the Regional Board of Culture of the Autonomous Community of Madrid and has been a Member of the Ministry of Culture Theatre Board.
In 2003 he was the artistic director of Teatro Muñoz-Seca in Madrid, and is the author of the book “Producción, gestión y distribución del teatro en España” (Production, Management and Distribution of Theatre in Spain). In 2005 he received the Max Award for the Best Private Theatre Impresario. He is also the director of Teatro Bellas Artes in Madrid since 2005, and since 2010 the Managing Director of Teatro La Latina, also in Madrid. From 2012 to 2017 he has been the director of the Mérida International Classical Theatre Festival.