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.

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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The Clean House

By Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Marcela
Juilliard Drama, New York City

The Clean House is a tale about a grief-stricken Brazilian housekeeper that dreams of finding the funniest joke in the world.

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Time Sensitive

Conceived by Marcela Lorca and the cast
Written by the cast
Directed by Marcela Lorca
Dowling Studio at the Guthrie, MN

A comedic and sometimes haunting look at our current times: Times marked by mythical predictions, new climate patterns, social media, youth-led revolutions, and the ever-shifting truths about democracy and the promise of the American dream.

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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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The Burial At Thebes

By Seamus Heaney, based on Sophacles’ Antigone
Directed by Marcela Lorca
Guthrie Theatre McGuire Poscenium

…when the stars align, you can produce theater with epic power. That’s the case with The Burial at Thebes, the best original Guthrie production I’ve seen in my four years on the Twin Cities theater beat. -Twin Cities Daily Planet

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