Tatyana-Marie Carlo (ella/she) is a proud Puerto Rican director from Miami who received her MFA in Directing from Brown University and her BFA in Acting from New World School of the Arts.
As the former Artistic Director of Micro Theater Miami, Tatyana integrated English-language plays where previously all the plays were performed in Spanish. While leading the creation process of 15-minute plays in 20' x 8' shipping containers she was also able to establish Micro-theater for Kids which was never seen in the United States. Soon after she became the Associate Director of Seminole Theatre, a performing arts center in Homestead FL. In her role she aided in the reopening of the theater after a 40-year closure.
She has directed a diverse body of works including: Sueño and Marisol by José Rivera, Behold, a Negress by Jacqueline E. Lawton, Fedra, Queen of Haiti by J. Nicole Brooks, Fade by Tanya Saracho, Subliminal by Ren Dara Santiago, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis, She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen, Real Women Have Curves by Josefina Lopez, Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes, The Motherf**ker with the Hat by Stephen Adly Guirgis, Life is a Dream by Pedro Calderón de la Barca, References to Salvador Dali Make me Hot by Jose Rivera, Paris by Eboni Booth, The Inferior Sex by Jacqueline E. Lawton, Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, Carmela Full of Wishes by Alvaro Saar Rios, Vámonos by Julissa Contreras, La Gringa by Carmen Rivera, A Little Less Lonely at Dallas Theater Center, and several bilingual adaptations of Shakespeare with La Bulla Collective.
Most recently she directed Pride and Prejudice by Kate Hamill at Hartford Stage.
Coming Soon: La Broa' (Broad Street) at Trinity Repertory Company.
2019 Matt Harris Directing Fellow at Williamstown Theater Festival.
2021 Drama League Public Works Fellow.