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Mari Martinez


Professional Experience:

The AllianceTheater                                                                                                                                           October 2015- Current

Teaching Artist

  • Teaching weekend storytelling classes for parents and their children

  • Receiving Teaching Artist certification from DC's Wolftrapp


DreamBox Theater                                                                                                                                             July 2015- Current

Teaching Artist

  • Working with children Pre-K-Middle School in after school and in-school workshops

  • Developing classes, programs and productions for the very young


Arts in Education Roundtable New York, NY                                                                                              February 2015- April 2015

Volunteer Coordinator, Face to Face 2015

  • Recruited 40 volunteers for the conference

  • Assigned responsibilities for each volunteer while taking in their requests and schedule conflicts


School Professionals, Department of Education New York, NY                                                              August 2014 – Current

Assistant Teacher

  • Assistant Teacher to Kindergarten Class at PS158

  • Assists with daily lessons and management of classroom


ENACT, New York, NY                                                                                                                                           September 2014-Current

Teaching Artist

  • Trained in the ENACT method of teaching which combines creative drama and drama therapy techniques

  • Leads after school workshops with students in middle school and high school


Stetwin Consulting, New York, NY                                                                                                                    June 2014 – Current

Event Staff and Office Assistant

  • Maintained database of mailing and donor records

  • Conducted follow-ups for ad and journal listings, acknowledgment letters and tax receipts

  • Assisted in event duties such as registration, auctions and set up


The International Center of Photography, New York, NY                                                                           September - June 2014

Development Assistant

  • Extensive interaction with board members and donors

  • Manages Deputy Director of Development’s calendar

  • Assisted in Membership outreach and events

  • Coordinated and planned special gallery events with donors


Susan Ulin Associates, Ltd., New York, NY                                                                                                       March - June 2013

Temporary Events Assistant (through The Execu|Search Group)

  • Extensive interaction with event leadership, board members and donors

  • Maintained database of mailing and donor records

  • Conducted follow-ups for ad and journal listings, acknowledgment letters and tax receipts

  • Coordinated day of event logistics such as rentals, parking, deliveries among others.

  • Assisted in event duties such as registration, auctions and set up


ZuZu Productions, Fading Gigolo, New York, NY                                                                                            September- December 2012

Location Coordinator

  • Created a filing system, including shooting locations.

  • Served as a liaison with the Mayor’s Office.

  • Filled out check requests and purchase orders and filed insurance claims.

  • Created Service Lists, Maps, and Directions for each location and shoot day.


Director’s Guild of America Assistant Director Training Program, New York, NY                                 August 2010- June 2012

DGA Trainee

  • One of six nationally chosen to be a part of program that is designed to provide the opportunity to become Assistant Directors in Film, Film Television & Commercial production.

  • Worked on productions with Endgame Productions, NBC, CBS, HBO, TBS, USA, and Spike Lee Joint

  • Responsibilities included: creating daily Production Reports, main liaison between office and set, organized and placed background actors, distributing paperwork to actors and crew, assisted in creating daily call sheet, handling petty cash etc.


Law and Order Criminal Intent- NBC Universal Television Series, New York, NY                                August 2009- August 2010

Production Assistant

  • Helped run daily operations in the office including: answering phones, distributing dailies and other important materials, creating and organizing episode and cast files, creating and distributing sides, and maintaining and ordering office supplies.

  • Creating and distributing Cast Lists and SAG reports.

  • Organizing catered cast read-through.


Omaha Theater Company, Omaha, NE                                                                                                            August 2007- June 2009

Teaching Artist/Actor/Director

  • Created curriculums and lesson plans for after school and weekend classes and workshops for students in pre-school through high school, including classes for children with Aspergers and Down’s Syndrome

  • Taught in-school residencies that were tailored to fit individual curriculum needs such as The Civil War, The American Revolution, and Native Americans.

  • Worked with YMCA teachers and counselors on classroom management and activities

  • Wrote and directed summer and after school performances

  • Responsible for contacting schools every week to confirm and answer any questions about upcoming workshops or performances.

  • Organized meetings and lead discussions on how to improve communications between the theater and schools through the Teacher Advisory Group


Tallahassee Little Theatre, Tallahassee, FL                                                                                                    January –March 2007

Assistant Director

  • Worked with Emilie Woodbridge on a production of Tennessee Williams’ Night of the Iguana.



CUNY, City College                                                                                                                                                Currently Enrolled   

Pursuing Master of Science in Education

        Major: Science of Education, Educational Theatre                                                                                    Graduation: May 2015                   

Florida State University                                                                                                                                       May 2007           

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre; Minor in Communications



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