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PRESENT POSITIONS
Director/Choreographer
Movement Director – Guthrie Theater
Head of Movement – University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Actor Training Program
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
Universidad Catolica de Chile, Architecture.
Universidad de Chile, Theater Design.
Training in Ballet, Modern Dance, Afro, Folk Dance, Funk, Tango, Yoga, Martial Arts, Choir, Voice, Lecoq, Roy Hart and others.

MARCELA’S WORK


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Year Production Venue
2012 The Clean House Juilliard Drama, New York City
2012 Time Sensitive Dowling Studio at the Guthrie, MN
2011 Caroline, or Change Syracuse Stage, NY
2011 Burial At Thebes Guthrie Theatre McGuire Proscenium Stage, Minneapolis
2011 Going Live! Dowling Studio at the Guthrie, MN
2010 House of Spirits Mixed Blood Theater, MN
2010 Macondo Dowling Studio at the Guthrie, MN
2009 Caroline, or Change Guthrie Theatre Wurtle Thrust Stage, Minneapolis
2009 Chain of Fools Dowling Studio at the Guthrie, MN
2009 Iphigenia at Aulis University of Minnesota, MN
2008 The Secret Fall of Constance Wilde Guthrie Theatre McGuire Proscenium Stage, Minneapolis
2008 Caviar on Credit Dowling Studio at the Guthrie, MN
2007 Postcards from Earth Dowling Studio at the Guthrie, MN
2007 Happening Julliard Drama, NY
2007 The Wild Honey University of Minnesota, MN
2006 Confluence Dowling Studio at the Guthrie, MN
2005 Bring Love to my Doorstep Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
2005 Three Sisters University of Minnesota, MN
2004 Antigone University of Minnesota, MN
2002 In Darkness Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
2004 Bye Bye, Margarita Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
2001 Blood Wedding Missouri Repertory Theatre, MN
2000 Blood Wedding Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
2000 I Keep Walking on Sinking Sand Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
1999 The Long Walk Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
1999 A Christmas Carol Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1996 Absent Angels Arizona Studios, Minneapolis, MN
1994 If You Touched My Heart Southern Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1993 A Christmas Carol Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1990 Chile…A New Awareness, Video Winner, Hometown USA Video Festival
1988 Dreams Winner, MN Video Slate Awards
1985 Zoolook Winner, Hometown USA Video Festival



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Year Production Venue
2009 Romeo and Juliette The Acting Company, NY
2007 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Guthrie Theater, MN
2007 Peer Gynt Guthrie Theater, MN
2007 Jane Eyre Guthrie Theater, MN
2007 Merchant of Venice Guthrie Theater, MN
2006 The Great Gatsby Guthrie Theater, MN
2006 The Falls Dowling Studio at the Guthrie, MN
2006 Hamlet Guthrietheater, MN
2006 Intimate Apparel Guthrie Theater, MN
2006 The Persians Shakespeare Theater, DC
2006 The Winter’s Tale Oregon Shakespeare Theater, OR
2005 As You Like It Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2005 Pericles Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis MN
2004 Pygmalion Guthrie Theater, MN
2003 Light in the Piazza Goodman Theater, IL
2003 Pericles Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY
2003 Pride and Prejudice Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2001 Merrily We Roll Along Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
2000 To Fool the Eye Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2001 Twelfth Night Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2000 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Guthrie on Tour, MN, WI, IL, MO
2000 Mystery Plays New York University, NY
1999 Sweeny Todd Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
1999 Lysistrata Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
1999 The Magic Fire Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2000 A Christmas Carol Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1998 The Venetian Twins Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1998 Much Ado About Nothing Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1997 You Can’t Take It With You Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1997 She Stoops To Conquer Long Wharf Theater, New Haven, CT
1997 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1996 She Stoops to Conquer Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1996 A Cherry Orchard Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1995 Sol Corazon O’Shaughnessy Aud., St. Paul, MN
1994 If You Touched My Heart Southern Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1994 As You Liked It Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1993 Naga Mandala Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1993 Peer Gynt Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
1993 Merchant of Venice Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
1992 Under Construction Southern Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1992 The Winter’s Tale Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1992 Clytemnestra Trilogy Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1992 Pericles Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
1991 Fantasio Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1991 Walking Around Studio 6A & Southern Theater, Mpls.
1991 Lost Poets Southern Theater, Minneapolis, MN

Year Production Venue
2012 Next to Normal Mixed Blood Theater, MN
2012 Tales From Hollywood Guthrie Theater, MN
2012 Charlie’s Aunt Guthrie Theater, MN
2012 Time Stands Still Guthrie Theater, MN
2012 The Sunshine Boys Guthrie Theater, MN
2012 Hay Fever Guthrie Theater, MN
2011 Arms and the Man Guthrie Theater, MN
2010 The Masters Butchers Singing Club Guthrie Theater, MN
2010 The Importance of Being Ernest Guthrie Theater, MN
2010 A Street Car Named Desire Guthrie Theater, MN
2010 Dollhouse Guthrie Theater, MN
2010 M Butterfly Guthrie Theater, MN
2009 Two Gentlemen from Verona Guthrie Theater, MN
2009 Macbeth Guthrie Theater, MN
2008 Private Lives Guthrie Theater, MN
2007 Home Place Guthrie Theater, MN
2007 Private Lives Guthrie Theater, MN
2007 Lost in Yonkers Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2006 The Glass Menagerie Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2006 Edgardo Mortara Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2006 The Great Gatsby Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2005 Intimate Apparel Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2004 Death of a Salesman Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2004 Sex Habits of American Women Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis,MN
2003 Othello Guthrie Theater National Tour
2003 Nickle and Dimed Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
2003 Pride and Prejudice Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2003 The Persians New York Actor’s Theater, NY
2003 Mrs. Warren’s Profession Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2002 Six Degrees of Separation Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2002 The Chairs Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
2002 The Comedy of Errors Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2001 Anthony and Cleopatra Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2001 Thief River Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
2001 Amadeus Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2001 Once in a Lifetime Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
2000 Side Man Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
1999 Mr Peters Connection Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1999 Summer and Smoke Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1999 Julius Cesar Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1991-99 A Christmas Carol Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1998 The Importance of Being Ernest Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1997 Blithe Spirit Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1997 Simpatico Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
1996 Mistery of the Rose Bouquet Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN
1995 King Lear Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1995 Royal Family Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1995 K, The Trial of Joseph K Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1994 As You Like It & Home Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1994 The Broken Jug Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1994 The Rover Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1994 Woman of No Importance Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1993 Too Clever by Half Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1993 The Triumph of Love Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1993 Othello Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1992 The Seagull Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1992 Marat Sade Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1991 The Illusion Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1991 Death of a Salesman Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1991 The Man Who Came To Dinner Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
1991 The Tempest Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN


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CURRENT TEACHING ENGAGEMENTS

Mrs. Lorca is Head of Movement and founding member of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program. She is a Master Teacher for the Guthrie Experience for Actors in Training, a summer program that invites students attending graduate programs from around the country. Mrs. Lorca has also taught at NYU, Juilliard Drama School, national conferences and LISPA – London School for Performing Arts. In her directing choreographic and teaching career Mrs. Lorca has worked with non-traditional forms that combine elements of dance, theater, and voice. She has developed Lorca Movement, her own technique which integrates rhythm, breath work, physical creativity and text based movement exercises.
Mrs. Lorca has been a presenter in Nina Utne’s annual conference for Women at The Crossings in Austin Texas for three consecutive years.

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