Executive director & Co-Artistic Director
Co-Artistic Director and Managing Director of Aguijon Theater. Marcela also dedicates herself to theater/acting education and the bilingual translation (Spanish/English) of dramatic works. Besides regular gigs at Aguijon, her many acting credits include works with other Chicago companies such as Teatro Luna, Teatro Vista (ensemble member), Victory Gardens Theatre and Goodman Theatre. Her directing credits at Aguijón include Yerma, The House of Bernarda Alba, Blood Wedding, Johnny Tenorio, Perversions, Even a Sparrow Leaves its Nest, Monday Falls on León Rodríguez, Antigone, The Passion According to Antígona Pérez, Querido Voyeur, Blowout and La Chunga among others; Kita y Fernanda for Teatro Luna; Ferdinand the Bull for the Goodman Theatre; and La Posada Mágica for Teatro Vista. As an actress and director she has participated in international theatre festivals in Peru, Argentina and Colombia. She is a graduate of The School at Steppenwolf.