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Carla Martinez

Carla is a performer, educator, and choreographer residing in Boston, MA. She is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, with a Bachelors of Music in Professional Music (Vocal Performance) and a minor in Drama. Born in Puerto Rico and raised in Southwest Florida, Carla has paved quite a path for herself and has performed all over the United States and the Caribbean.

She discovered her love for musicals early on and quickly jumped into training per recommendation by her mentors. She started her professional theatrical career at TheatreZone in Naples, Florida and upon graduating from Berklee, has appeared in over a dozen shows in New England. When she's not onstage, she can be found on the teaching staff at ArtBarn Community Theater, Linx Theatre, Commonwealth Circus Center, and Esh Circus Arts. She has also been an educator at the Boston Ballet, Wheelock Family Theater, Stoneham Theater, and the Watertown Children's Theater.

Carla got her start in circus when a localtheater company, Moonbox Productions, partnered with Esh Circus Arts to train their actors in basic circus skills for their production of Barnum. As the aerial standby, Carla got a taste of the lyra and hasn't been able to stay away! In addition to training solo on lyra, she is also part of a duo with another local actress.