Rebecca Martínez is a Brooklyn-based creator/performer, director, choreographer, and deviser, and ensemble member of Sojourn Theatre. Recent & upcoming projects: [Writing] Óye Oyá (Music by Rodolfo Ortega, Milagro Theatre), La Muerte Baila (Milagro Theatre, Teatro Visión). [Director / Deviser] DON’T GO (Sojourn Theatre for USC), Pork Kidneys to Soothe Despair (Drama League Directors Project), Songs about Trains workshop (Radical Evolution/New Ohio), Voz Alta: Amor en los tiempos de guerra (Milagro Theatre + American AF Festival), Tomás and the Library Lady (Oregon Children’s Theatre). [Associate Directing] How to End Poverty in 90 Minutes (Sojourn Theatre + Cleveland Public Theatre), The Cake (PlayMakers Repertory Company). Rebecca has worked with Manhattan Theatre Club, INTAR, Fordham/Primary Stages, Artists Repertory Theatre, Signature Theatre, the Lark, the 52nd Street Project, and Poetic Theater among others. Rebecca has served as a Co-Curator of Working Theater’s Directors Salon with Nicole A. Watson and Dina Vovsi, a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, INTAR’s Unit52, the 2015-16 SDCF Observership Class, the Latinx Theatre Commons Steering Committee, an Associate Member of SDC, and a 2017 Drama League Directing Fellow. Awards include four Portland Theatre Drammy Awards and the Lilla Jewel Award for Women Artists. Rebecca is an artist with the Center for Performance and Civic Practice. rebeccamartinez.org
Director Megan Sandberg-Zakian talks with representatives of organizations which are intentionally working towards decolonized practices.
Jennifer Onopa interviews Sanaz Ghajar, Rebecca Martínez, and Nicole A. Watson about their experience in the field as directors and women of color.
An overview of the Ferguson Moment which was created from an impulse of theatremakes across the nation to spark and organize artistic responses to the oppression, violence, and resistance happening in Ferguson.
Blognews, trends, insights
Rebecca Martinez writes about how Hamilton changed her personal relationship to her country.
Working Theater randomly selects seven directors to direct seven commissioned plays in a week, for their Directors Salon as an opportunity to help directors "break into the business"