World Wide Web: www.lasgrietas.com
– 1990 Instituto Superior de Arte (
Specialized in Dramaturgy,
Theatrical Research and Criticism. Gradua
1971 – 1973 Instituto de Diseño Gráfico (College of Graphic Design) Havana, Cuba
Associate in Arts
§ Specialized in Graphic Design for Informational Technology.
April – July 2002
Associate in Child Development (CDA)
§ Workshops and classes on Dramaturgy, Stage Direction, Acting and Theatrical Research.
Workshop The Reggio Emilia Approach and
Interpretations in the
Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young
Behavioral Observation and Screening in Child Care.
Introductory Child Care Training Course.
§ Workshop on Reggio Emilia Philosophy and Practice. Prof. Julianne Wurm. The Joy of Learning, November 2002.
Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Children
with Special Needs. Training at
Online Course on Documentation, Prof. George
Early Childhood Education of Tomorrow, Course at
1990 – Present Professional Writer
§ Playwriting and screenwriting.
§ Articles, essays, translations, and other writings for diverse newspapers and magazines.
1973 – Present Professional Designer
§ Graphics, Webs, Illustrations, Multimedia Projects.
2004 School Board of
2004 Frank J. Cobo Campaign for
2004 One UTD Caucus Campaign for
Web Designer, Webmaster, Graphics Designer & Translator
2003 – 2004
Web Designer, Webmaster, Graphics Designer & Translator
§ Complete design of website (www.martaperezformayor.com).
§ Upgrading and Maintaining website up to date.
§ Designing weekly e-mails with HTML graphics.
§ Creation and maintenance of list serve.
§ Writing the candidate’s speeches in Spanish.
§ Translating all literature and publications from English to Spanish.
§ Designing all promotional publications, including writing its contents.
2002 – Present Impact Key
§ Coordinate and provide technical and artistic guidance on marketing strategies, including graphic, multimedia and web design.
2000 – 2003 The Joy of Learning
Atelierista & Designer (Graphics, Media & Web)
§ Trained classroom teachers in curriculum development and documentation.
§ Taught computer design software programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, Power Point, Microsoft Publisher, Macromedia Director, Flash, QuarkXpress, etc.) to instructional staff for the purpose of enhancing the development of documentation.
§ Designed advertising materials (School Year Book, Multimedia presentations (Movies, Macromedia Director and Power Point presentations).
§ Coordinating and implementing marketing strategies for promotional purposes.
§ Serving as adviser and consultant to the school owner in areas such as school policies, curriculum and implementation of promotional marketing plans.
§ Facilitating students’ cognitive, social and emotional development through many symbolic languages, including drawing, sculpture, dramatic play and writing.
1999 – 2000 Berlitz Languages International, Inc.
1998 – 1999 Editorial Cernuda, Inc.
§ Promoting company sales of English Language Courses for Spanish language native speakers.
1992 – 1997 Instituto Superior de Arte Havana, Cuba
Chairperson of the Department of Dramaturgy and Theatrical Theory
development policies for the programs of study of Dramaturgy and Theatrical
Theory in the Facultad de Artes
§ Approved faculty schedules for a staff of eight professors and performed general administrative duties as required by the position.
§ Taught graduate and undergraduate classes of disciplines such as:
· Linguistics and Style
· Semiology and Semiotic
· Dramatic Analysis and Research, and
· Dramatic Creation Workshop.
§ Presided over the admissions and graduations committees of the Facultad de Artes Escénicas.
1990-1992 Grupo de Teatro
1983-1997 Ministerio de Cultura Havana, Cuba
Writer and Literary Workshops Tutor
n (See Publications and Additional Professional Activities)
§ “Rompiendo Moldes en la Educación Temprana”, Tiempos del Mundo, Washington D.C., Nov. 4, 2004.
§ “El Modelo Actancial: Límites y Proyecciones en el Análisis Teatral Contemporáneo”, Cúpulas magazine, no. 1, Havana, 1996.
§ Translation from French to Spanish of Uberfeld, Anne. L’École du Spectateur, Publicaciones de la Asociación de Directores de Escena de España, Madrid, 1997.
English to Spanish of Patrice Pavis, “The Discourse of the Mime”, Tablas magazine,
English to Spanish of Tim Fitzpatrick, “Analysis of the Text, Analysis of the
Representation: Towards a Theoretic Model”, Tablas magazine,
English to Spanish of Patrice Pavis, “The Aesthetics of Reception: Analysis of
Some Relationships”, Teoría Teatral,
Instituto Superior de Arte,
English to Spanish of Patrice Pavis, “About the Brechtian Notion of Gestus” , Conjunto magazine,
§ “La Crónica” (Play) in Teatro Para Adultos, Ediciones Extramuros, Havana, 1989.
§ “Las Mariposas” (play) in Teatro Para Adultos, Ediciones Extramuros, Havana, 1988.
Some poems, Albur magazine, no. 2,
§ “No a la Mediocridad” (Article), Alma Máter magazine, no. 285, Havana, 1986.
Additional Professional Activities
Writer, more than 20 plays, many of them
published and represen
§ As Multimedia and Web Designer:
· UTD Satellite Learning Center, multimedia presentation.
· The Joy of Learning, multimedia presentation on CD and DVD.
· The Flower, the Sun and the Sharks, multimedia presentation on CD and DVD.
· Two Heart Flowers, multimedia presentation on CD and DVD.
· Three Little Cats, multimedia presentation on CD and DVD.
· Dr. Shirley B. Johnson for UTD, website (www.johnsonforutd.com).
· Cámara de Comercio Latina de Homestead (CAHISCO), website (in process).
· The Third Angle, website (www.thethirdangle.com)
· The Young Writers Workshop, website (in process).
· One UTD Caucus, website (www.oneutd.com)
· El Lenguaje Teatral: Texto Escrito, Texto Actoral, Texto Espectacular (1998)
· Diálogos Entre Texto y Teatro (1990)
· Máscara y Teatro (1989)
· Teatralidad e Identidad en Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda (1989)
· Potencialidad Espectacular del Texto Dramático. Aproximación a un Método de Análisis. (1988)
§ Spanish, English, and French
§ Computer Software: Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Director, Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Go Live, After Effects, Page Maker, QuarkXpress, etc.
§ Professional Writer and Translator English-Spanish and French-Spanish.
§ Marketing and Sales
§ General Office Skills
§ Available upon request.
§ www.lasgrietas.com (personal website).
§ Samples of Scripts, Essays and other writings available upon request.
§ Also available upon request are samples of graphics, web and media designs.
Teruel” Poetry Contest: First Prize
for a Book of Poems,
Poetry Contest: First Prize
§ Award given by National Association of Cuban American Educators (NACAE) and the “Emilia Bernal Foundation”.
Theater Contest: Mention for the play
§ Sixth Scientific Research Conference of the Instituto Superior de Arte: Prize to the Best Theater Research for Diálogos Entre Texto y Teatro (1990)
§ National Criticism Contest of the Brigada “Hermanos Saiz”: Mention for the critique Dulces Horas (1985)
Other Prizes and Mentions at several Literary
Workshop Contests in