Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 Visiting Artists

Spring 2021

Kristin Marting

Marting is a visiting artist at the Opera Theater Class at CalArts to talk about the creative and production process involved with MODULATIONS, an online Opera presented by PROTOTYPE 21.

Marting is a director of hybrid work based in NYC. Over the last 25 years, she has constructed 27 stage works, including 12 original hybrid works, eight re-imaginings of novels and short stories, and seven classic plays. She works in a collaborative, process-driven way to fuse different disciplines into a cohesive whole.

Marting is co-founder and artistic director of HERE where she has directed 17 works and cultivates artists and programs (including 17 OBIE Award winners) in two performance spaces for an annual audience of 30,000. She has also premiered works at 3LD, Ohio Theatre, and Soho Rep. Her work has toured to 7 Stages, Berkshire Festival, Brown, MCA, New World, Painted Bride, Perishable, UMass, Moscow Art Theatre, and Oslo. She has directed readings and workshops for Clubbed Thumb, New Georges, Playwrights Horizons, Public Theatre, Target Margin, and others. Selected residencies include CalArts, LMCC, Mabou Mines, MASS MOCA, NACL, Orchard Project, Playwrights Center, Smack Mellon, Voice & Vision, and Williams.

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