Community Stories, Local Actors

COVID has made theatrical expression difficult, nearly impossible. In order to continue providing a venue for community expression, Marcela has had to think outside of the box. Right now, COVID is giving us absolute parameters of what closeness means, what air exchange means, how many days you can be exposed until you get sick. Even […]

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Zelda Fichandler Award Acceptance remarks

I’ve had the chance to lift many stories that highlight the rich diversity of this country, to create new work that wrestles with the issues of our times, and to provide opportunities to many immensely talented artists of diverse cultural backgrounds. I’ve always passionately pursued this path not just because it’s the right thing to […]

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Thunder Knocking on the Door

By Keith GloverMusic by Keb’ Mo’ and Anderson Edwards Directed by Marcela LorcaMusic Direction by Sanford Moore Cast: Ronnie Allen, Brian Bose, Rajané Katurah, Greta Oglesby and T. Mychael Rambo Read more about it at Ten Thousand Things

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Marcela Lorca Named 2019 Zelda Fichandler Award

Given that SDCF is the Directors and Choreographers Foundation, honoring Marcela Lorca, who creates work in both disciplines (often at the same time), feels like a perfect fit. Moreover, Marcela’s nearly three-decade commitment to the Twin Cities as an educator, artist, and leader who has consistently opened doors to a broad range of artists and […]

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