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Terry Martin

 
Bio:
Terry Martin - Multi-award-winning Director Terry Martin served 17 seasons as Producing Artistic Director of WaterTower Theatre, where he oversaw more than 150 productions. In his role as WaterTower Theatre's Producing Artistic Director, Terry managed both the administrative and artistic aspects ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Terry Martin - Multi-award-winning Director Terry Martin served 17 seasons as Producing Artistic Director of WaterTower Theatre, where he oversaw more than 150 productions. In his role as WaterTower Theatre's Producing Artistic Director, Terry managed both the administrative and artistic aspects ... (read complete bio)
 

Terry Martin Biography

Terry Martin -
Multi-award-winning Director Terry Martin served 17 seasons as Producing Artistic Director of WaterTower Theatre, where he oversaw more than 150 productions. In his role as WaterTower Theatre's Producing Artistic Director, Terry managed both the administrative and artistic aspects of the Company's nearly $1.8 million annual operating budget. Under his leadership, WTT grew from a small local theatre company to one of the leading regional theatres in Texas.

Some of his more than 65 directing credits at WTT include One Man, Two Gu'vnors, Dogfight, The Grapes of Wrath, Our Town, Spring Awakening, The Diary of Anne Frank, As You Like It, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Man of La Mancha, The Crucible, Take Me Out, A Country Life (which he adapted from Chekhov's Uncle Vanya and won the 2005 Rabin Award ‚Äď Best New Play), Cabaret, It Ain't Nothin' But The Blues, The Laramie Project, You Can't Take It With You, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2002 Rabin Award ‚Äď Director of a Play), Sweeney Todd (2002 Rabin Award Nomination Director of a Musical) among others. During his tenure at WTT, Terry developed and produced multiple new plays and musicals, including Akin Babatunde and Alan Governor's Blind Lemon: Prince of Country Blues, Dave Johnson's Baptised to the Bone, and Donald Fowler's Creep.

In addition to his most recent performance in The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey at Uptown Players Gay History Month Festival, he has appeared on stage at the Dallas Theater Center in Next Fall and WTT in All My Sons and Our Town. In 2008, Terry won a Dallas Fort Worth Theatre Critics' Forum Award as Best Actor for Blackbird. His other WTT acting credits include The Woman in Black, Dinner with Friends, The Guys, Bash: Latter-day Plays, and The Only Thing Worse You Could Have Told Me‚Ķ (1998 Rabin Award ‚Äď Actor in a Play, 1998 Dallas Theater Critics Forum Award).

After growing up in south Alabama, Terry spent 12 years in New York City working in theatre, television, and film. While there, he directed and acted at The Village Theatre Company, Carnegie Hall Studios, and Theatre at St. Marks, as well as television appearances on ABC's One Life to Live and NBC's To Serve and Protect. He holds a BA from the University of Alabama. He has trained professionally with Sanford Meisner, Fred Kareman, Wynn Handman, Sally Johnson, and Lehmann Byck. Terry presently serves as the Head of Fine Arts at Greenhill School and teaches ongoing professional acting classes and workshops in the Sanford Meisner Technique.





Terry Martin News

WaterTower Theatre Announces the Cast and Creatives for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Photo WaterTower Theatre Announces the Cast and Creatives for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022

Casting and creative details have been announced JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, the blockbuster rock opera by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.  This is the first production of WaterTower’s 27th Season.

Review: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Transforms Tragedy To Tolerance Photo Review: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Transforms Tragedy To Tolerance
by Emily Short - Sep 5, 2022

Raw inner turmoil leads to familial corrosion in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF by Tennessee Williams. Get up close and personal with The Classics Theatre Project as they tell this tale of jealousy, disgust, tolerance, and trust. Addison Theatre Center. August 26-September 11.

Photos: WaterTower Theatre Presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Photo Photos: WaterTower Theatre Presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2022

WaterTower Theatre presents A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, a musical comedy by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak. See photos from the production!

Cast & Creative Details For THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at WaterTower Theatre Photo Cast & Creative Details For THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at WaterTower Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Shane Peterman today announced casting and creative details for The Bridges of Madison County in Concert. 

WaterTower Theatre Announces 27th Season Photo WaterTower Theatre Announces 27th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2022

Shane Peterman, Producing Artistic Director has announced details of the Company’s 2022-2023 Season.  This season marks the 27th for WaterTower Theatre, and the fourth season programmed by Producing Artistic Director Shane Peterman & Associate Producer Elizabeth Kensek.  

WaterTower Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Details for A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOV Photo WaterTower Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Details for A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2022

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Shane Peterman and Associate Producer Elizabeth Kensek are proud to announce casting and creative details for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, a musical comedy by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak.  

The Classics Theatre Project Announces 2022 Season Photo The Classics Theatre Project Announces 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2022

The Classics Theatre Project, under the artistic direction of Joey Folsom, has curated a 2022 season of four dynamic productions fitting the company's mission to bring the classics to audiences in accessible and relevant ways.

The Classics Theatre Project Announces its 2022 Season and the Return of a Patriarch  Photo The Classics Theatre Project Announces its 2022 Season and the Return of a Patriarch of Dallas Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022

The Classics Theatre Project, under the artistic direction of Joey Folsom, has curated a 2022 season of four dynamic productions fitting the company's mission to bring the classics to audiences in accessible and relevant ways. Spanning countries of origin, regions of America, and various eras, the works highlight the universality of the human condition and the sameness of the issues in human relationships that, regardless of time and place, endear a work as a classic.

Redhouse Presents August Wilson's FENCES, Ted Lange Returns To Direct Photo Redhouse Presents August Wilson's FENCES, Ted Lange Returns To Direct
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2022

Redhouse Arts Center continues its 2022 portion of the season and will feature the previously much anticipated play, August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize winning American masterpiece, Fences.

Outcry Youth Theatre Presents A New Take On PIPPIN Photo Outcry Youth Theatre Presents A New Take On PIPPIN
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 2, 2022

January 13-16, Outcry Youth Theatre will present Pippin, the musical with a book by Roger O. Hirson and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. This marks the first time that Outcry Youth Theatre will perform in the Terry Martin Main Stage at the Addison Theatre Centre, usually performing in the smaller Studio Theatre.

Terry Martin Videos

STAGE TUBE: Preview Released for WaterTower's HOMEMADE FUSION
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2011

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced a special Cabaret evening of Homemade Fusion, a concert of songs by Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond. Homemade Fusion will be presented at WaterTower Theatre Friday, August 12 and 19 following the performance of Little Shop of Horrors, in association with Greyman Theatre Company. The performances will take place in the Addison Theatre Centre's upper lobby performance space at 10:30 pm. Admission is free. A cash bar will be available for both performances. Catch a preview in the video below!