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Marcina Zaccaria

Marcina Zaccaria is a writer, director, and arts administrator. She has published articles in HowlRound and reviews for a trade publication in New York City. She is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women, and was an adjudicator for the New York International Fringe Festival. She is also a reader for The New York Musical Theatre Festival. She completed a writer's residency at chaNorth, part of chashama, and wrote Revolution: An Artistic Explosion. Monologues from her plays are published in InterJACtions: Monologues from the Heart of Human Nature (Vol. II), available on Amazon. Clips can be found at Twitter and on her website.

 

 

Rolando Sanz Brings Andrew Lippa’s “Concept Opera” I Am Anne Hutchinson/ I Am Harvey Milk
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Rolando Sanz Brings Andrew Lippa’s “Concept Opera” I Am Anne Hutchinson/ I Am Harvey Milk

16 June 2016

Marcina Zaccaria discusses Rolando Sanz’s role in producing and presenting the opera I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk by Andrew Lippa.

Lyricist Sheldon Harnick talks Fiddler on the Roof
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Lyricist Sheldon Harnick talks Fiddler on the Roof

28 April 2016

Marcina Zaccaria speaks with Fiddler on the Roof lyricist Sheldon Harnick as he approaches his ninety-second birthday.

Jody Christopherson’s Spin on Greencard Wedding
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Jody Christopherson’s Spin on Greencard Wedding

1 March 2016

Marcina Zaccaria on Jody Christopherson’s Greencard Wedding at Dixon Place in New York City.

Actors Light Up the Venice Film Festival
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Actors Light Up the Venice Film Festival

13 October 2015

Marcina Zaccaria on the 72nd Annual Venice Film Festival and the intersection of theatre and film acting.

Aerial Dancing with Karen A. Fuhrman
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Aerial Dancing with Karen A. Fuhrman

30 April 2015

The author explores theatre and aerial dancing through the work of Karen A. Fuhrman's company, Grounded Aerial. 

Natasha Lee Martin Discusses Synesthesia
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Natasha Lee Martin Discusses Synesthesia

26 February 2015

Dreams on the open sea are part of a larger narrative as Natasha Lee Martin, an actress, director, and teacher, performs in Confessions of a Synesthetic Sailor at TheaterLab in New York City.

Patricia Ariza speaking on a panel.
Celebrating Colombian Theater Artist Patricia Ariza
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Celebrating Colombian Theater Artist Patricia Ariza

5 December 2014

Ariza spoke in depth about her work in an interview with Diana Taylor, Director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at The Graduate Center at CUNY. She discussed the nature of peacekeeping and cultural change in Colombia and the difficulties she encountered at the beginning, including getting shot at and thereafter having to wear a bulletproof vest.

Photo from Don Quixote.
The Bolshoi Ballet at The Lincoln Center Festival
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The Bolshoi Ballet at The Lincoln Center Festival

9 September 2014

Marcina Zaccaria looks at The Bolshoi Theatre production of Don Quixote performed at the 2014 Lincoln Center Festival.

Under the Radar Festival 2014
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Under the Radar Festival 2014

The Past and the Present

6 March 2014

Theater is always a place for community. Often, a festival can provide a rigorous forum to investigate issues surrounding community. What is the need for stories? What is collective storytelling? How do we appreciate the role that performance plays in our ever-changing, cultural landscape? How is the moment created and for whom? How do we define a cultural landscape that includes forms, images, and ideas? Do ideas and images succumb to the whims of the moment or do they persist over time?

Photo from Dust to Dust.
Performance Art at the UN Conference on Gender Violence
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Performance Art at the UN Conference on Gender Violence

30 January 2014

Marcina Zaccaria writes about Elizabeth Hess' Dust to Dust, a one-woman show responding to the the violence toward woman during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia.