Tatyana-Marie Carlo (she/her/hers), is a proud Puerto Rican director from Miami, FL who received her BFA in Acting from the New World School of the Arts. During her undergraduate career, she developed a passion for bilingual theater that continues to influence her work. As the Artistic Director of Micro Theater Miami, Tatyana-Marie 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, Fl. In her role she aided in the re-establishment of the theater which had been closed for 40 years. Currently Tatyana-Marie is a third year MFA Directing candidate at Brown/Trinity Rep where she has directed a diverse body of work including: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis; She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen; Commedia de las Equivocaciónes, a bilingual Spanish/English adaptation by Kufa Castro of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors; and References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot by José Rivera She has also had the opportunity to direct the workshops of Miku and the Gods by Julia Izumi and Saltfish by Kyla Searle. During her time in Providence, Tatyana has worked closely with the team members of the Trinity Rep and Rhode Island Latino Arts (RILA) partnership over the last two summers on their Teatro en el Verano bilingual adaptations of The Tempest/La Tempestad and Much Ado About Nothing/Tanta Bulla ¿Y Pa Que? She has directed plays locally and nationally including: Clybourne Park, Real Women Have Curves, and Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. Most recently Tatyana was named the 2019 Matt Harris Directing Fellow at Williamstown Theater Festival.