Directing RESUME 

 Martavius Parrish 

mdp2523@gmail.com |   (229) 269-0002

 New York City 

ShakesBEER                                                          Director   |   The New York Shakespeare Exchange

New York Madness                                                Director   |   The Kraine Theater

One Minute Play Festival - 2019                            Director   |   New Ohio Theatre

Speak The Speech: The Great Persuaders            Associate Director/Curator   |   NY Shakespeare Exchange

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

Diversity Cohort New Plays                                   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)

 Regional productions 

Avenue Q                                                              Associate Director   |   Duke University - Sheafer Theatre

                                                                                                               (Director: Mike Myers)

The Mystery of Edwin Drood                                 Associate Director   |   Duke University - Sheafer Theatre

                                                                                                               (Director: Idaliz Baez)

 Masterclasses 

Spring Vocal Masterclass                                        Instructor   |   Anna Maria College Music Department

Acting Through Song                                             Instructor   |   Lincoln Center College & Career Fair

 Related Experience 

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

 Education 

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

Associate Artistic Director

NY Shakespeare Exchange

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