Tatyana-Marie Carlo (ella/she) is a proud Puerto Rican director from Miami, Florida who received her MFA in Directing from Brown University/Trinity Rep 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 before seen in the United States. Soon after she became the Associate Director of Seminole Theatre, a performing arts center in Homestead Florida. In her role she aided in the reopening of the theater after a 40-year closure.
Tatyana has directed a diverse body of work including: Sueño by Jose Rivera, Behold, A Negress by Jacqueline E. Lawton, Subliminal by Ren Dara Santiago, Fade by Tanya Saracho, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis, She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen, Real Women Have Curves by Josefina Lopez, References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot by Jose Rivera, Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, A Little Less Lonely at Dallas Theater Center, and several bilingual adaptations of Shakespeare with La Bulla Collective. Most recently she directed Behold, A Negress at Everyman Theatre in Baltimore. 2019 Matt Harris Directing Fellow at Williamstown Theater Festival. 2021 Drama League Public Works Fellow. tatyanamariecarlo.com