Lorca Peress '79
Lorca Peress specializes in developing and directing multicultural and multidisciplinary theatre, dance, multimedia, and music theatre work. She is the Founder/Artistic Director of MultiStages.
Upcoming: Ominous Men by Desi Moreno-Penson (Kilroy List, MultiStages New Works winner) and MultiStages New Works Festival.
Recent Credits: Temple of the Souls (NYMF Next Link Project, Acorn Theatre), Leonard Bernstein’s Mass (Aaron Copland School, Queens College), Climate Change II Festival (Climate Change Theatre Action global new works), The Future is Female Festival, Theresa Rebeck's What We're Up Against (Life Force Arts, June Havoc), Nichole Thompson-Adams’ Black Girl You’ve Been Gentrified (Joe's Pub, Public Theatre).
Faculty: NYU Tisch Strasberg Studio; Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
Memberships: NTC, SDC, AEA, League of Professional Theatre Women (Co-President 2011-14), the founding member of Creative Network for the Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA) Office of the Governor of Puerto Rico.
Bennington College and NTI graduate.