Below is a list of all the shows which Marcela has had involvement in, either with directing, movement directing, choreography, or teaching. Select a category to narrow down the results.


Chain of Fools

Conceived by Marcela Lorca and the cast Written by the cast Directed by Marcela Lorca Dowling Studio at the Guthrie, MN Passion and our need for love can get us all in trouble. We can look far or look at our own lives and find incredible stories of unique encounters, outrageous discoveries and deep betrayals. […]

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CONFLUENCE conceived and directed by Marcela Lorca with Randy Reyes in collaboration with 2006 Guthrie Experience Company.  Lighting by Paul HackenmuellerCostumes by Julia J ActonSet by Kate Sutton JohnsonSound by Michael Bogden


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

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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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A Winter’s Tale

by William ShakespeareDirected by Marcela LorcaMusic by Peter VitaleSets by Nick GolfisCostumes by Sonya BerlovitzCast: Stephanie Bertumen, Sha Cage, Cristina Florencia Castro, James Craven, Steven Epp, Christopher Jenkins, Mo Perry, William Sturdivant and Karen Wiese-ThompsonTen Thousand Things Theater, October/November 2019 “Director Marcela Lorca has teamed with an extraordinary cast to craft a staging that still has […]

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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


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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