Carla Martinez is a performer, educator, and choreographer residing in Boston. She is a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor of Music in professional music (vocal performance) and a minor in drama. Born in Puerto Rico and raised in Southwest Florida, she has paved quite a path for herself and has performed all over the United States and the Caribbean. She discovered her love for musicals early on and quickly jumped into training, per the recommendation of her mentors. She started her professional theatrical career at TheatreZone in Naples, Florida, and upon graduating from Berklee, has appeared in over a dozen shows in New England.
Martinez's recent credits include the ensemble/swing in Merrily We Roll Along (Huntington Theatre Company); Joice Heth in Barnum and Kate in the Wild Party (Moonbox Productions); Young Woman in Brecht on Brecht (New Repertory Theater); Marta in Company and My Fair Lady (Lyric Stage Company); and Far from Heaven (SpeakEasy Stage), among others. When she’s not onstage, she can be found on the teaching staff at ArtBarn Community Theater and Linx (Dance Studio and Theater). She has also been an educator at the Boston Ballet, Wheelock Family Theater, Stoneham Theater, and the Watertown Children’s Theater.