Marty Strenczewilk is an Ojibwe storyteller based in Boulder, CO. He has worked in many facets of theatre over more than a decade of time in NYC and western NY. Some highlights of his work include:
- Current Managing Director of Creative Nations, an all-indigenous lead artists collective founded at The Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, CO.
- Co-founder of At Hand Theatre Company, a non-profit Off-Broadway company that staged new plays in NYC for six years through sustainable means
- Performer in TONY & TINA’S WEDDING (Off-Broadway and touring)
- Head of the technical department and teacher at the Professional Performing Arts School, a highly selective school in Manhattan where working actors, singers and dancers attend school while having professional careers
- Written and performed slam poetry for eight years around most poetry venues in NYC
- Choreographer for an Off-Broadway anniversary show of 9/11, working with original composers to create a celebration of the city
- Wrote the book and lyrics for a ten-minute musical THE GOLDEN YEARS, a parody of the Golden Girls and 90’s pop stars. It was produced at the POP! short plays festival in NYC
- Original poem DEATH OF THE MORALITY POLICE recorded and released as a guest track with the band Lunica Arma
He has a BA in Theatre from SUNY Buffalo. He has studied at some of the world’s most prestigious theatre institutions, including The Barrow Group, The Joffrey Ballet, HB Studio, Alvin Ailey and Broadway Dance Center. Marty is currently a member of the BETC Writer’s Group.