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Rebecca Martinez is a director, writer, producer, choreographer and facilitator living in New York City. She is an ensemble member of Sojourn Theatre and with the company she has worked as a lead artist on projects including "DON’T GO" (USC), "How to End Poverty in 90 Minutes" (Cleveland Public Theater & Vanderbilt University), "On the Table," "Finding Penelope," "Islands of Milwaukee," and keynote performances for several national conferences, including Americans for the Arts, Network of Ensemble Theaters, and Independent Sector. Directing projects include: "I Am My Own Wife" (Long Wharf Theatre), "Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles" (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis), "Songs About Trains" (Radical Evolution, New Ohio, NYC), "Miss You Like Hell" (Baltimore Center Stage), "Wolf at the Door" (Milagro Theatre, NNPN rolling world premiere), "Anna in the Tropics" (Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Henry Award for Outstanding Direction), and is collaborating on new works in association with WP Theater, New Georges, Sojourn Theatre, Working Theater among others.


A long-time collaborator with Milagro Theatre in Portland, OR, Rebecca wrote the book for "Oye Oyá" (music by Rodolfo Ortega) and directed productions such as "La Muerte Baila," "American Sueño," "La Noche Eterna," "Xandu Ya’," "Ardiente Paciencia and Sonia Flew." Rebecca has worked with INTAR, Working Theater, Signature Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, the Lark, The Playwrights Realm, New Dramatists, the 52nd Street Project, Brave New World Repertory Theatre, and Artists Repertory Theatre among others. She served as a board member of PLG Arts and with them produced and created the participatory performance event "INTERSECTIONS: Prospect Lefferts Gardens" (CCNY Grant recipient). Rebecca is a member of: The Sol Project Collective, INTAR’s Unit52, Latinx Theatre Commons Advisory Committee, 2019 Audrey Resident, New Georges Affiliated Artist, 2018-2020 WP Lab, Drama League Directing Fellow, SDCF Observer, Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, member of SDC. Awards: four Portland, Oregon Drammy Awards; Lilla Jewel Award for Women Artists. Rebecca is an artist with Center for Performance and Civic Practice. 

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