Below are critical reviews and news stories featuring Marcela and her productions.
And then COVID hit. We went into overdrive, and we are still working really hard all the time. We’ve had to plan, re-plan and play all these different budget and process scenarios. What can we do now, how can we support our artists, keep the work moving forward and reach our partners? How do we […]
Given that SDCF is the Directors and Choreographers Foundation, honoring Marcela Lorca, who creates work in both disciplines (often at the same time), feels like a perfect fit. Moreover, Marcela’s nearly three-decade commitment to the Twin Cities as an educator, artist, and leader who has consistently opened doors to a broad range of artists and […]
These artists have created the toe-tappingest, wonderfulest show in town. Anyone who can watch Thunder Knocking On The Door without a permanent grin on their face amazes me. Rambo, Oglesby & Co., along with Moore and Deevo, and with Lorca’s intelligent direction, sing and play their hearts out and they will send you over the […]
Director Marcela Lorca has teamed with an extraordinary cast to craft a staging that still has me combing my memory for the last Shakespeare production I’d seen that succeeded so sublimely… Director Lorca’s skills shine through in this expertly shaped production, demonstrating why the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation recently gave her its annual Zelda […]
Under Marcela Lorca’s confident direction, “Sor Juana” shifts nimbly between drama and comedy, between English and Spanish, between reality and magic and even between time frames — sometimes actors in mid-costume change suggest ways in which two time frames inform each other. It’s a sad story, to be sure, but this fluid production insists that […]
…this is the most moving “Into the Woods” I’ve seen… The staging marks a fluid debut for TTT’s new artistic director, Marcela Lorca. She clarifies the story by using color and space intelligently, gradually moving the action from the four corners of the square playing area
Noted director Marcela Lorca, who has helmed the training program since Washington’s death in Nov. 2014, directs “Incurable” with lyricism and humor. The performances are funny, in-the-moment and well-timed. The script, which has many contemporary touches, includes an angel on rollerblades (Aishling Pembroke).
I won’t divulge how or why this foursome comes unglued, except to tell you that it’s wholly credible and expertly paced; credit director Marcela Lorca’s crisp direction and strong acting from the entire cast.