Direction

Critically acclaimed, Marcela’s directing always leaves a deep impression, often reflecting the forces that drive the world. Her use of a highly charged physical language exposes different layers of the human psyche and our reality at large.

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La Pasión Según San Marcos

La Pasión Según San MarcosComposed by Osvaldo Golijov Artists Minnesota OrchestraMaría Guinand, conductorMarcela Lorca, stage directorJessica Rivera, sopranoLuciana Souza, mezzoReynaldo González-Fernández, vocalist and dancerGonzalo Grau, pianoMikael Ringquist, percussionMarcus Santos, percussionMichael Ward-Bergeman, accordionAquiles Báez, guitarJeff Bailey, bassGuerreiro, capoeira and berimbauChini Perez, dancerJessika Akpaka, dancerBorder CrosSing, choirMinnesota ChoraleAlumni of Schola Cantorum de VenezuelaAhmed Anzaldúa, choral preparation

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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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Incurable: A Fool’s Tale

Guthrie Theater Dowling Studio A devised play written and performed by the Guthrie Experience Company of 2017 Directed by Marcela Lorca Assistant Direction by Sun Mee Chomet Scenic Design by Nick Golfis Lighting Design by Karin Olson Costume Design by Sarah Bahr Sound Design by Katherine Horowitz Songs by Brett Calo Properties by Abbee Warmboe […]

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Disgraced - McCarter Theatre Center

Disgraced

by Ayad Akhtar Director: Marcela Lorca Scenic Designer: James Youmans Costume Designer: Ana Kuzmanic Lighting Designer: Rui Rita Composer: Sanford Moore Sound Designer: Scott W. Edwards Dramaturg: Carla Steen Voice & Text: Elisa Carlson Fight Director: Annie Enneking Stage Manager: Samantha Flint Cast: Abe: Adit Dileep Isaac: Kevin Isola Emily: Caroline Kaplan Amir: Maboud Ebrahimzadeh Jory: Austene Van

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Disgraced

by Ayad Akhtar Director: Marcela Lorca Scenic Designer: James Youmans Costume Designer: Ana Kuzmanic Lighting Designer: Rui Rita Composer: Sanford Moore Sound Designer: Scott W. Edwards Dramaturg: Carla Steen Voice & Text: Elisa Carlson Fight Director: Annie Enneking Stage Manager: Jason Clusman Assistant Stage Manager: Justin Hossle Assistant Director: Sun Mee Chomet Cast: Abe: Adit Dileep Isaac: Kevin Isola […]

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The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

By Alexandre Dumas, Adapted by Charles Fechter and James O’Neill, Additional restoration by William Davies King for Peter Sellars Director: Marcela Lorca Scenic Designer: Sibyl Wickersheimer Costume Designer: Ana Kuzmanic Lighting Designer: Karin Olson Composer/Sound Designer: Sarah Pickett Dramaturg: Lydia G. Garcia Voice & Text: Rebecca Clark Carey Fight Director: Christopher DuVal* Stage Manager: Moira Gleason* Assistant Stage Manager: Roxana Khan* Cast: Edmond Dantes: Al Espinosa […]

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Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike

Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike

By Christopher Durang Director: Marcela Lorca Set Design: John Arnone Costume Design: Elizabeth Caitlin Ward Lighting Design: Karin Olson Sound Design: Montana Johnson Cast: Lisa Renee Pitts, Nance Williamson, Ben Chase, Dori Legg, Larry Paulson, Midori Francis Syracuse Stage, NY

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Crimes of the Heart

Crimes of the Heart

By Beth Henley Director: Marcela Lorca Set Designer: James Youmans Costume Designer: Clint Ramos Lighting Designer: Mark McCullough Sound Designer: Scott W. Edwards Dramaturg: Jo Holcomb Voice and Dialect Coach: D’Arcy Smith Stage Manager: Jason Clusman Assistant Stage Manager: Justin Hossle Assistant Director: Markell Kiefer Cast: Chick Boyle: Sarah Agnew Doc Porter: Sam Bardwell Lenny Magrath: Maggie Chestovich Meg Magrath: Georgia Cohen Barnette Lloyd: David Darrow Babe Botrelle: Ashley Rose Montondo […]

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Scorched

By Wajdi Mouawad Translation by Linda Gaboriau Directed and Choreographed by Marcela Lorca Music by Kronos Quartet Set Design by John Arnone Costume Design by Paul Tazewell Lighting Design by Chris Akerlind Creative Media Design by Austin Switser Sound Design by Jonathan R Herter Cast: Kenya Brome, Soraya Broukhim, Philip Hernandez, Leopold Lowe, Dorien Makhloghi, Nadine Malouf, Rene Millan, Tuck Milligan, Socorro Santiago Syracuse Stage, […]

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