Kwana Martinez

 

Represented by:
KMR
818.755.9111
 Direct contact:
917.518.5966
kwana@kwanamartinez.com
 
SAG / AFTRA
 
Theatre
NEW YORK:
Tomorrow Sarah Eubanks The Connelly/DreamYard/dir. Tim Lord
Antigone Antigone Tribeca Theatre Lab/dir.Al Ramos
Between the Rains Chiquinia Irish Arts Theatre/dir. J Silver
LAdy/Speak/Easy Carletta La MaMa/dir. Sean Powers
Mouthful of Birds Yvonne The Flea w/ Rude Mechanicals/dir. Rebecca Taylor
Drop in the Ocean Daughter K NewYork Theatre Workshop/dir. Ruth Maleczech
The Marriage of Figaro Countess Almaviva Target Margin Theatre/dir. David Herskovitz
REGIONAL:
Mr. Wolf Julie South Coast Repertory/ David Emmes
Sentience Deborah Seema Sueko/Pasadena Playhouse
Crime and Punishment Sonia Ensemble Theatre of Santa Barbara/Jonathan Fox
Ass Ann Pasadena Playhouse
All There Is multiple Pasadena Playhouse
The English Teacher Anna Ramirez Pasadena Playhouse
Sonia Flew Pilar San Jose Rep/Rick Seer
Merry Wives of Windsor Anne Page Denver Center Theatre Co./dir. David Ivers
String of Pearls Beth, et al. North Coast Rep/dir. Karen Carpenter
Fefu And Her Friends Emma The Powerhouse Theatre/dir. Sharon Mazer
Woyzeck Marie Avery Theatre/dir. Parky Lee
Top Girls Marlene Avery Theatre/dir. Gabrielle Cody
Midsummer Night's Dream Helena Commonwealth Shakespeare Company/dir. Steve Maler
The Tempest Miranda Commonwealth Shakespeare Company/dir. Steve Maler
Romeo and Juliet Juliet Commonwealth Shakespeare Company/dir. Steve Maler
The Occupation Persephone Contemporary American Theatre Festival/dir. Ed Herendeen
Tape Amy Contemporary American Theatre Festival/dir. Wendy Goldberg
Home Pattie Mae Hartford Theatre Works/dir. Steve Campo
Alice In Bed (World Premiere) Kundry American Repertory Theatre/dir. Bob McGrath
Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Anastasia American Repertory Theatre/dir. Bob McGrath
A Night Out Mrs. Stokes American Repertory Theatre/dir. Kate Whoriskey
Blues for An Alabama Sky Delia Arizona Theatre Company/dir. Tim Bond
Blues for An Alabama Sky Delia Milwaukee Repertory Theatre/dir. Tim Bond
As Bees in Honey Drown Ilya et al The Alley Theatre/dir. James Black
The Island of the Blue Dolphins Karana Laguna Playhouse/dir. Donna Inglima
Compleat Female Stage Beauty Nell Gwynn The Old Globe Theatre/dir. Mark Lamos
Lily Plants A Garden Mama The Mark Taper Forum/CTG/dir. Eric Johnson
Around the World in 80 Days Aouda Colony Theatre/dir. Stefan Novinski
Valiant Shigeku Greenway Court Theatre/dir. Tamilla Woodard
Walk'n Thru the Fire Lupe Marie et al The Hayworth Theatre/dir. Che'Rae Adams & Janet Roston
Film
HBO Imagine: Behind the Scenes Jesse Gordon
Informed Consent Starring AFI/Clint Palmer
Parthenabe Supporting SwissFilms/dir. Alexandra Fisher *festival winner
The Prowler Lead JL Prod./dir. Joyce Lee
The Blind Featured Red Poppy Prod.
Airport Featured NYU Grad film
Capitulation Supporting USC Grad Film
Street-Raised Supporting CSULB film
Pits of Hell Lead NYIT Grad Film
Television
Numb3rs Co-Star CBS/dir. J. Miller Tobin
One Life to Live U/5 ABC
Commercials
Available upon request.
Training
MFA, Harvard University, American Repertory Theatre
BA, Vassar College
Special Skills

DIALECTS: American Regional-Southern, New England, New York, Mid-West, Valley Girl. British-RP, Middle Class, Cockney. European-Italian, Spanish, Russian. Asian-East Indian, Japanese, Vietnamese. African & Island-Egyptian/Arabic, East African,South African, West Indian.

VOICE: Mezzo-Soprano/ Alto
MOST DANCES
Athletics: Tennis, lacrosse,  field hockey, golf, swimming, bowling, badminton

AWARDS: Boston Theatre, ATAS
NOMINATIONS: 2 Irene Ryans, The Robby

MEMBER: Harvardwood

 

Academic Instructor (Classroom and private), Published Poet.

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