Choreography

With an extensive background in dance, specializing in multi-cultural and multi-era dance, and coupled with her knowledge of movement direction and directing, Marcela’s choreography is dynamic, and situational. Any dance or movement fits in with the theme and moment of the play as a whole.

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The Sins of Sor Juana

by Karen ZacaríasDirected by Marcela LorcaMusic by Robert EverestSets by Cate WhittemoreCostumes by Sarah BahrProps by Abbee WarmboeProduction Manager Nancy WaldochCast: Pedro Bayón, Sun Mee Chomet, Ryan Colbert, George Keller, Maya Lagerstam, Jason Rojas, and Thallis SantestebanTen Thousand Things Theater, May/June 2019 “Under Marcela Lorca’s confident direction, Sor Juana shifts nimbly between drama and comedy, between English and Spanish, between […]

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Into the Woods

“…this is the most moving Into the Woods I’ve seen.” — Star Tribune “This production is one to celebrate, marking a new era for one of the most innovative and justly celebrated companies.” — City Pages “…Lorca excels in a full-throated and heartfelt production.” — Pioneer Press “This production is sheer perfection and perhaps my favorite thing they’ve done.” — Cherry […]

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Caroline, or Change

By Tony Kushner Music by Jeanine Tesori Directed by Marcela Lorca Syracuse Stage, NY The musical Caroline, or Change currently playing at Syracuse Stage is one of the best productions I’ve seen in twelve years of reviewing…Director/Choreographer Marcella Lorca has done a masterful job of directing and staging the piece. -North Country Public Radio

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House of the Spirits

By Caridad Svich based on the novel by Isabel Allende Directed by Marcela Lorca Music by Victor Zupanc Mixed Blood Theater, MN It was a production so fluid and graceful in rendering its ugliness that we willingly invested ourselves in their lives. As in Allende’s book, we were compelled to continue, for if there’s to […]

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Caroline, or Change

By Tony Kushner Directed and Choreographed by Marcela Lorca Composed by Jeanine Tesori Choreography by Marcela Lorca Guthrie Theater, MN “As marvelous, enchanting, and soul-stirring a show as you’re ever going to see, and if you choose to forego the chance to experience the Guthrie’s absolutely spectacular production of it, you will be missing the […]

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Peer Gynt

By Henrik Ibsen, translated and adapted by Robert Bly Directed by Tim Carroll Choreography by Marcela Lorca Guthrie Theater, MN

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