marcela lorca

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contact name: Guthrie Theater
phone: 612/347-1193

location address:
725 Vineland Place
Minneapolis MN 55403

open to public: no

Related Organizations:
Guthrie Theater, U of M


A lifetime of dance training: ballet, modern, flamenco, afro, butoh, latin, tango...
Martial Arts.
Theater Design.
Video production.


2 Hometown awards for her direction of Dreams and Zoolook dance videos.
Recipient of the 1999 McKnight Fellowship for Theater Artists.
McKnight Choreographic Fellowship
Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant

Exhibitions/Performance History

DIRECTOR... "Blood Wedding" at the Guthrie Lab and Missouri Repertory Theater.
DIRECTOR... "I Keep Walking on Sinking Sand" and "The Long Walk" at the Guthrie Lab.
CHOREOGRAPHY: Over 20 plays including Merrily We Roll Along, Blood Wedding, Twelfth Night, Sweeney Todd, Lysistrata, The Venetian Twins, Much Ado About Nothing, You Can't Take It With You, A Midsummer Night's Dream (1997 and 2000), A Doll's House, She Stoops to Conquer, The Cherry Orchard, As You Like It, Naga Mandala, Peer Gynt, The Winter's Tale, The Greek Plays, The Merchant of Venice, Fantasio, Pericles, A Christmas Carol at the Guthrie Theater.
CHOREOGRAPHY... She Stoops to Conquer at the Longwarf Theater, The Mistery Plays at New York University.
MOVEMENT DIRECTOR for 10 years at The Guthrie Theater. Performances include Amadeus, Once in a Lifetime, To Fool the Eye, Side Man, Mr Peters' Connections, Ah, Wilderness!, Summer and Smoke, Julius Caesar, The Magic Fire and over 60 plays since 1991.


Star Tribune
St Paul Pionner Press
La Prensa
El Mercurio (Santiago, Chile)
City Pages
The Kansas City Star
La Voz Latina
Nuestra Gente
University of Kansas City Missouri

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latin american

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