Arlene Martinez-Vazquez

Arlene Martinez-Vazquez is a Teaching Artist, Theatre Director and Arts Administrator with over ten years of experience who has worked and trained in England, Russia, Indonesia, Thailand, Puerto Rico and the USA. She holds a BA in Theatre from the University of Puerto Rico and an MFA in Theatre Directing from Middlesex University, London. Professional credits include: En Cuerpo de Camisa by Luis Rafael Sanchez (2005, Verosimil, Puerto Rico), Salome by Charles Mee(2006, Collision Theatre Company, London),  Barceloneta, At Night by Javierantonio Gonzalez (2007 Staged Reading and 2008 Full Production, CASA Latin American Theatre Festival, London), The Bacchae by Euripides(2009, Theatre Libre, London), He's Gonna See Stars by Lavinia Roberts(2010, Stone Soup Theatre's Playwriting Festival, Seattle), Passport  by Gustavo Ott (2011, eSe Teatro, Seattle) and The Land of Corn and Power by Joann Farias (2011, Multicultural Playwrights Festival, Seattle). Her areas of specialty in theater include: physical theater, adaptations, mask making and performance, puppetry, Commedia dell’Arte, Latin American theater as well as academic research and writing. Currently in Seattle, she is the External Relations Manager for Young Women Empowered, Artistic Associate of Latino Theatre Projects and works regularly as a Teaching Artist with Seattle Children's Theatre and Seattle Repertory Theatre amongst many other organizations.