ARLENE MARTÍNEZ VÁZQUEZ
- Middlesex University, London
- GITIS, Moscow
ISTI,Denpasar,Bali Course on Balinese performance and culture.
- Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
SELECTED DIRECTING EXPERIENCE
- September 2016
Last Stop on Market Street Author: Matt de la Peña Adapted by: Annie DiMartino Translated by: Arlene Martínez-Vázquez Presented at schools, libraries and community centers across Washington State. Directed for Book-It Repertory Theatre.
- March 2016
Hold Me Well (Staged Reading) Author: Eva Suter Presented at Seattle Repertory Theatre, through Northwest Playwrights' Alliance.
- August 2015
- March 2015
- August 2013
- March 2013
- December 2012
Directed with Stone Soup Theatre's Youth Conservatory.
- March 2012
- December 2011
Presented at Stone Soup Theatre.
- July 2011
- March 2011
- Feburary/March 2011
Presented bilingually (Spanish/English) at A Contemporary Theatre (ACT), Burien Little Theatre (BLT), Shorecrest Highschool and University of Washington, Bothell Campus.
- March 2010
Directed with eighth grade students as the Spring Musical. St. Matthew School, Seattle.
- May 2009
Puppets and actors collide in a battle of faith. Presented at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre, in Kentish Town
- October 2008
Presented at the White Bear Theatre with graduates of East 15 MA Acting programme as their showcase.
- September 2008
Presented as part of the second edition of CASA Latin American Theatre Festival at the Union Theatre, Southwark.
- August 2008
Five new plays, each inspired by a different Turner painting. Presented at the Etcetera Theatre, as part of the Camden Fringe Festival.
- October 2007
Staged Reading, presented at St. Andrews Crypt, Holborn Circus, as part of the CASA Latin American Theatre Festival
- September 2006
Presented at the Canal Café Theatre, Little Venice as part of the show: Who Stole Mee?
- August 2005
Presented at the Coribantes Theatre, Santurce
- March 2004
Del alma (Monologue) Author: Caridad del Valle
Both monologues were presented as part of the original theatre play: Un país de vinos y elefantes staged at the Yerbabruja Theatre, Río Piedras
- September 2003
Presented at Noche de Arte Boricua (Café Theatre), Nuyorican Café, Old San Juan
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR EXPERIENCE
- October 2007
Series of staged readings of new Puerto Rican plays
- September 2006
- September 2003 and February 2004
- 2009 - Present
- 2010- 2014
In charge of coordinating all after-school programs, hiring and training teachers, designing curriculum and selecting plays for our Youth Conservatory season.
- 2008 – 2009
Tutor (Free Lance)
Give one on one tuition on GCSE Maths, Numeracy, Literacy and Spanish. Ages 7-24.
- 2007 – 2008
Provide individual assistance inside the classroom for children with special needs. Ages 11-18.
- August 2007
Gave a one week workshop on mask making and performance with masks for children aged 6-11.
- May 2007
Invited by Lecturer Orapan Arjsamat to conduct a workshop on imagination for her students on the acting course. Ages 18-19
- December 2006
Invited by Lecturer Pedro de Sena to facilitate an introduction on Balinese performance for the students of his Theatre and Interculturalism module. Ages 18-19
Drama Teacher, Chair of the Fine Arts’ Club
Designed theatre courses on Design, Acting and Improvisation according to the different age rages of the students. Ages 11-18.
Designed and delivered a French course for adults.
- Languages: Spanish, English, French and Italian (both written and spoken)
- Mask making and Performance
- Commedia dell’Arte
- Basic choreography
- Computer Literate (Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe, among others)
- Academic Research and Writing
Available upon request