Directing, for me, is about trust and the collective ownership of ideas, so that the artistic team can conjure up a story in a shared moment of time and space.

Martin directs “…with scenes of imagination and poetic insight” (Pittsburgh Post Gazette) And builds theatrical worlds which “…will alternately rouse you and break your heart.” (City Paper.) 

My Traveling SongBook by Anya Martin Lyrics by Monica StephensonHiawatha Project, Carnegie Stage, Pittsburgh2019
WadeIsaac GomezPittsburgh City Theatre, New Works Reading, Pitts.2019
I Get RestlessCaroline McGrawPittsburgh City Theatre, New Works Readings, Pitts.2017
JH: Mechanics of a Legend Anya Martin, Monteze FreelandHiawatha Project, August Wilson African American Cultural Center, Pittsburgh, PA2017
Between Us and GraceClare Drobot, Nathan ZoobNew Hazlett CSA Series, Pittsburgh PA2017
UnmannedRobert MyersHumanities Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Pitts. 2016
JH: Mechanics of a LegendAnya Martin Hiawatha Project & New Hazlett CSA Series, Pittsburgh 2015
Young Playwrights Readings Various Playwrights CMU Drama School, City Theatre Company, Pittsburgh 2014 & 2015 
Muslims, Mennonites and MommiesAnya Martin ArtUp, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh2013
CaminoAnya Martin Hiawatha Project, Dance Alloy Studios, Pittsburgh2013
Jet Lag (Asst. Dir. to Marianne Weems) Jessica ChalmersBuilders Association, Baryshnikov Center, NYC2011
The Contingency PlanSteve WatersCenter for Arts in Society, Eco-Drama Readings, Pitts,2011
Atomic FarmgirlC. Denby SwansonStudio for Creative Inq., Frick Envir. Sch. Readings, Pitts. 2010
Young Playwrights FestivalVarious PlaywrightsCity Theatre Company, Hamburg Theatre, Pittsburgh2008 & 2009
Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Clause Robin WalshBricolage Production Company, Bus 4, Pittsburgh2010
Teatro Latino De PittsburghAnya MartinPittsburgh 250 Celebrations, Open Stage, Pittsburgh2010
Anthropological DataAnya MartinCarnegie Mellon, International Festival, Pittsburgh2008
Free SpaceTara MeddaughSix Figures Theatre, West End Theatre, NYC2008
Bertrand PriestIan CohenEpiphany Theatre Company, Fall Readings, NYC2004
Away in a MangerJulie JensenTheatre-Studio, Inc; TSI/Playtime Series, NYC2004
Crimes of the HeartBeth HenleySteinman Theatre, Lancaster Country Day Sch., PA2006
Anthropological DataAnya MartinSteinman Theatre, Lancaster Country Day Sch., PA2006
BulbaDaniel John KelleyMFA Thesis, Suzanne Werner Wright Theatre, 
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
Pullman Car HiawathaThornton WilderDownstage Theatre, SLC Bronxville, NY2005
Troop Train – futurist puppet showAnya MartinFrances Anne Cannon Theatre, SLC Bronxville NY2005
GintRomulus LinneyBFA Thesis, Wells Studio Theatre, Carnegie Mellon, Pitts. 2003
Alarm ClockMatt ShatzNew Works One Act Festival, Checco Studio, CMU, Pitts.2002

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