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Directing RESUME

Into the Woods - New York City Center
Martavius Parrish |   (229) 269-0002


Into The Woods (2022 B'Way Revival)†*                    Assistant Director   |   St. James Theatre, Jujamcyn

                                                                                                              (Director: Lear deBessonet)

Into The Woods (National Tour)                                Associate Director   |   Jujamcyn

                                                                                                              (Director: Lear deBessonet)

New York City

(Upcoming) Once Upon A Mattress, 2023             Associate Director   |   New York City Center                                                                                                                                                  (Director: Lear deBessonet)

Oliver!, 2023                                                         Associate Director   |   New York City Center                                                                                                                                                  (Director: Lear deBessonet)

Into The Woods, 2022*                                          Assistant Director   |   New York City Center

                                                                                                              (Director: Lear deBessonet)

ShakesBEER, Fall 2019                                           Director   |   The New York Shakespeare Exchange

ShakesBEER, Spring 2019                                      Director   |   The New York Shakespeare Exchange

New York Madness, 2019                                       Director   |   The Kraine Theater

One Minute Play Festival, 2019                             Director   |   New Ohio Theatre

NYSX Freestyle Lab, 2019                                      Associate Director/Curator   |   NY Shakespeare Exchange

                                                                                                              (Co-Directors/Curators: Cristina Lundy & Brian D. Jones)

Diversity Cohort New Plays, 2018                          Assistant Director   |   The New York Shakespeare Exchange

                                                                                                              (Director: Nathaniel P. Claridad)

One Minute Play Festival, 2018                              Assistant Director   |   New Ohio Theatre

                                                                                                              (Director: Nathaniel P. Claridad)

2023 Tony Award Nomination: Best Direction of a Musical & Best Revival

*New York Times Critic's Pick (2022)


Spring Vocal Masterclass                                        Instructor   |   Anna Maria College Music Department

Acting Through Song                                             Instructor   |   Lincoln Center College & Career Fair

Related Experience

Hercules (Tier 1 Lab)                                               Assistant Director.    |   Disney Theatrical Productions

                                                                                                              (Director: Lear deBessonet)

Untitled Raccoon Play (Reading)                             Director   |   Dramatists Guild Foundation

                                                                                                              (Playwright: SMJ)

Teaching Artist, Lincoln Center Education

        -Created and supervised artistic activities for Lincoln Center’s Mentor-Linc Music & Dance Cohort program

        -Collaborated with Dance TA & Lead TA in adapting program activities to further engage cohort students

        -Captured and cultivated student goal-mapping and development throughout the program

Director of Performance & Music, Duke University Pitchforks

        -Assisted in music rehearsals and curated set-lists for over 50+ performances

        -Originated group choreography for live performances and competitions

        -Collaborated with Lighting and Sound technicians to design all technical elements of live performances

General Management Intern, New York Musical Festival

        -Contracted clients for NYMF Next Link Project Productions

        -Organized and executed the annual NYMF Gala, hosted by Bob Saget, Victoria Clarke and Beth Leavel

        -Produced and managed NYMF’s Next Broadway Sensation, a NYMF performance competition


New York University   |   Master of Music - Vocal Performance, Musical Theatre​

Duke University   |   Bachelor of Science - Neuroscience (Theater Minor)

Professional References

Teaching Artist Advisor

Lincoln Center Education

Freelance Director

Artistic Director

NY Shakespeare Exchange

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