Theatre director, translator, educator and administrator with over fifteen years in the field.
Arlene Martínez-Vázquez holds a BA in Theatre, Hispano American Literature, and Foreign Languages from the University of Puerto Rico; and an MFA in Theatre Directing from Middlesex University, London. While in London, she studied Meyerhold & Biomechanics at GITIS Academy in Moscow and Theatre of the East at the Indonesian Arts Institute in Bali. She also collaborated with CASA Latin American Theatre Festival during its first two years, and was a visiting lecturer at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, England & Mahidol University, Thailand. Since moving to Seattle in 2009, she has worked as a director with renowned organizations such as Book-It Repertory Theatre, Cornish College of the Arts, and Intiman Theatre. Arlene is a proud member of the steering committee of the Latinx Theatre Commons and is currently serving as Education Director for Seattle Repertory Theatre.