Zoey Martinson

Zoey Martinson is the co-Artistic Director of smoke&mirrors Collaborative in NYC, and the executive director of Bright Future Arts International in Ghana West Africa. She holds a BFA from SUNY Purchase College and MFA from NYU Grad Acting, and has trained in classical theatre/ mask in London, England. She has been working with young artists for over 10 years, teaching in England, Ghana, South Africa and Bed-Stuy Brooklyn. As an actress, she has performed at the Guthrie, NYSF/ The Public, Shakespeare On The Sound, 365 Plays/Days at The Public, Purchase Repertory Theatre, Signature Theatre, Penobscot Theatre, The Flea Theatre, Broom Street Theatre, Theatre in the Muz, South Africa, the National Theatre of Ghana, and the Diorama theatre in London. She works in physical theatre and mask, as a writer/director/performer. She has directed two short films, one documentary and theatre in Ghana, West Africa, Jo’burg, Cape Town, South Africa. Richmond University, London. Purchase College, and NYU Grad Acting Freeplay and African Mysteries project with Mark Wing Davey. The show "The Skype Duet" in Berlin and NYC, that she co created and directed won an award for it’s performance at the HAU 2 in Germany, and TONY Lounge at New World Stages, “Hell On Me” for the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival.

Shows participated in:
Ndebele Funeral (2012 - 13) Playwright
10-Minute Play Festival (2011 - 12) Playwright
Breakfast and Ambrosia (2010 - 11) Director
Ten Minute Plays (2010 - 11) Director
Song For A Future Generation (2009 - 10) Performer