Elmer Martinez


Elmer Martinez (Lighting Design) – Lyric Stage: Debut. Company One/American Repertory Theater: Black Super Hero Magic Mama. College Light Opera Company: A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline. Northeastern University: The Bacchae. Passion Fruit Dance Company: Trapped. Lakai Dance Theater: The Block: An Afro Musical. VLA Dance: In the Space Between. Urbanity: NeXt. Elmer is a Puerto Rican- Dominican American interdisciplinary working theater artist. Born in Lowell, MA he developed in the spoken word, theater and street dance communities before completing his BFA in Theater Studies focused on Lighting Design with a minor in Dance in 2019. As a designer and community events producer-his work centers around bridging hip-hop culture and theater aesthetics. Elmer is hip-hop faculty at Urbanity Dance and currently sits as the Collaborative Arts Coordinator at Moonbox Productions. @elmerm_art