Jorge Bascuñan has a Bachelor`s Degree in Physical Education at the Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas, as well as a Certificate in Cinematography and Directing Actors by the Academia Internacional de Cinema both institutions in Sao Paulo. He is also a certified Instructor of Kung Fu by Peng Lai Brazil where his principal master was Shifu Carlos Eduardo. In the fields of Dance and Theater he had teachers who influenced his way of relating to Art as a performer and dancer as well as his vision of artistic direction and education. Some of these teachers were: Bel Mano, Lissandra Berdugo, Denise Namura, João Pirahy, Katia Barros, Rebeca Dantas, Edson Fernandes and Stefano Poda.
Bascuñan developed his independent work in dance theater and contemporary dance with a strong focus on scenic improvisation and theater games, mixed with the applicability of Kung Fu. In his work he contextualizes the diversity of human beings, signs and body communication with dramatic irony.
He is co-director of the Baillistas Collective of Photography and Multi-art and interpreter-choreographer in Collective of dreams. He recently produced two independent performances (DOM and GUSTAV) questioning the connection between individual personal masks and the masks of society.
Since October 2016 he is involved in MaCoDE.