Teaching

Marcela’s aim in teaching is not to give information to students, but to challenge them to become the actors they can be. Her master classes teach students skills and approaches that bring out their physical expression and voice, and take their acting to the next level.

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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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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Going Live

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

“The piece has a non-linear approach. “It has a TV format of cutting and quick changes that go from episode to episode. If you watch the piece as a whole, it does remind you of the media and how fast it shifts. We are covering a lot of ground,” Lorca says.

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Macondo

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

Macondo is a place of myth, a place where oil spills under and over water, creating a chain reaction that devastates human lives and animal habitats. It is also the name of the ruptured BP undersea oil field and oil well responsible for the current Gulf of Mexico spill. The gods awake from their slumber and intervene in this dramatically unfolding story that currently weaves itself through the fabric of our lives.

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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. Chain of Fools looks at those who seek love, those whose hearts break and those who dare to deny love’s truth.

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Caviar on Credit

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

Each summer the experience includes a public performance, which this year will be presented in the Dowling Studio, July 23 – August 3. Caviar on Credit is the result of a creative collaboration between Marcela Lorca and the actors. Based on a true story about identity theft, the cast collaborated in creating a comedic mystery story inspired by film noir style. Using elements of radio drama, music and movement, this dynamic production illustrates the different faces of truth in our current communication and technology-filled age.

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Confluence

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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