ART CV

EDUCATION

2017- Doctorate of Art & Art Education, Columbia University, Teachers College

2008- Masters in Educational Theatre, New York University

2002- Actors Studio Drama School

2002- Bachelor of Arts, Theatre Arts, Pepperdine University

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

Rubin Museum of Art, Jewelry Artisan, New York City 

UPCOMING

2021- Multimedia/Performance, Untitled Factory Gallery, Paris, France

SOLO SHOWS

2010- Paintings & Music, Dulce de Leche Bakery, West New York, NJ

2005- Paintings & Music, Butterfly Gallery Studio, Long Island City Open Studios, NYC

2003- Painting & Music, Caffè Vivaldi, Greenwich Village, NYC

 

GROUP SHOWS

2019- Holidays in the Himalayas, Rubin Museum of Art, NYC

2019- Performance/Photography, Europass Teacher Academy, Florence, Italy

2017- Exploring Multimedia Group Show, "Traveler," School of Visual Arts, NYC

2015- Photography, Macy Gallery, Columbia University, Teachers College, NYC

2013- Drama with Paintings, Nouvel Organon Gallery, Paris, France

2013- Mixed Media/Sculpture, Macy Gallery, Columbia University, Teachers College, NYC

2013- Drama with Paintings, Nouvel Organon Gallery, Paris, France

2010- Photography, TESOL International Film & Art Exhibit, NYC

2010- Mixed Media/Sculpture, Artists for Lespwa, Benefit Auction for Haiti, NJ

2006- Paintings, Avenue A Japanese Gallery and Restaurant, NYC

2006- Acting & Painting, V-Day Union City, Vagina Monologues, NJ

PLAYWRITING & PRODUCTIONS

2011- Galileo the Musical, Book & Lyrics by Marisol Santana, Music by: James Behr, Planet Connections Festivity, The Robert Moss Theatre, NYC

2011- Fashion the Musical, Book by Marisol Santana, Music/Lyrics by: Patrick Wickham, West Village Musical Theatre Festival, 13th Street Repertory, NYC

2010- The Four Muses, A Jazz Musical, Book & Lyrics by Marisol Santana, Music by Anne Mironchik, Macy Gallery, Columbia University, Teachers College, NYC

2010- Galileo the Musical, Book & Lyrics by Marisol Santana, Music by: James Behr, West Village Musical Theatre Festival, Wings Theatre, NYC

2009- Orpheus and the Nymph, A Rock Musical, Book & Lyrics by Marisol Santana, Music by Allison Tartalia, Small Pond Productions, Musical Theatre Writing Lab Reading, Chelsea Studios, NYC

2009- The Four Muses, A Jazz Musical, Book & Lyrics by Marisol Santana, Music by Anne Mironchik, Small Pond Productions, Chelsea Studios, Musical Theatre Writing Lab Reading, NYC

2008- A Crackhead Said Frank Is a Liar, by Marisol Santana, _gaia Productions, Reading, Hoboken, NJ

2007- A River in Savannah, By Marisol Santana, Provincetown Playhouse, NYU Play production workshop reading, NYC

PERFORMANCE

2017- Solo Cabaret, Don't Tell Mama, NYC

2017- CC Talk, Lecture on Contemporary American Voice, Discover Melody- Live Online Singing/Lecture in China

2017- Singer, Make Music New York! Festival, NYC

2017- Unrepresentable by Linda Ravenswood, Role: Molly, Players Theatre, NYC

2008- BioArt Theatre Workshop Documentary, Performance Artist, Andrew Shemkin, NYC

2008- First Driving Lesson, NYU Short Student Film by Jisoo Lim, Principle Role: Piano Teacher, NYC

2007- Braided Sorrow by Marisela Treviño, Role: Socorro, National Conference on Sexual Assault, Baltimore, MD

2006- Suppressed Desires by Susan Glaspell, Role: Henrietta, Act 2 Productions, The Lark Theatre, NYC

2006- The Orchestra by Jean Anouilh, Role: Leona, Act 2 Productions, The Lark Theatre, NYC

2001- Strange Devotions, play, Solo Singer, Herbst War Memorial Theater, San Francisco.

2001- Verdi's La Traviata and Solo Works, Solo Singer, Pepperdine University/Mozartum Opera Program, Florence, Italy

1998- Studio Session Singer, Steve Baton Productions, U.K.

1995- Principle Salsa Dancer for Coors Light Commercial, L.A. Guns Productions

1992- Los Diablos, Music Video: "Johnny Rapero," Role: Maria, Dance, BMG Music

PUBLICATIONS

2020- "A River in Savannah (In One Act)," DramaNotebook.com 

2017- "Integrating the Arts Into Education," The Academic Forum, New Jersey City University, Vol. 19:2

2017- "Creative Planets (Modalities of Art) Collide: The Big Bang of 1960s Multimedia Art", Columbia University Dissertation, ProQuest 

2012- "An evolving burlesque meets classical ballet", Contemporary Performance Network

2010- "Edward Hopper: A review of an American painter icon", In the Fray Literary Magazine

2010- "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder: A look at beauty in culture", In the Fray Literary Magazine

2010- "Look out Van Gogh, the paintings of Charles Burchfield upstage New York City’s full harvest moon", In the Fray Literary Magazine

2008- "Mar Y Sol", Equestrian Trails, Malibu, California

PRESS

2017- School of Visual Arts Continued,"Teaching artists to explore multimedia",  New York

2016- ESLDramaQueen.com, "Interview- TESOL Drama founder, Marisol Santana", Switzerland

2011- Stagebuzz.com, BroadwayStars.com,  "Planet Connections Interview with Marisol Tirelli [Santana] of Galileo the Musical", New York 

2011- NewsBlazecom, "Galileo the Musical an eco-friendly work in progress", New York

2011- NYTheatre.com, "Evening of One Acts", New York

2007- NYU Steinhardt Revue, "Performing my experience", New York

GRANTS/AWARDS

2017- The Haven Foundation Grant (Founded by Stephen King for Writers), Maine.

2016- Dissertation Research Grant, Columbia University, Teachers College

2016- Dean’s Grant for Student Research, Columbia University, Teachers College

2015- Dramatist Guild Emergency Grant

2015- Max’s Kansas City Project Grant

2015- Moser-Burton Art Education Fellowship, Columbia University,Teachers College  

2011- Winner of Best Musical for Fashion the Musical, West Village Musical Theatre Festival, NYC

2011- Nominated Finalist for Best Book and Composition for Galileo the Musical, Planet Connections Festivity, NYC

2010-2012- Minority Scholarship, Columbia University, Teachers College

2006-2008- Dean’s Opportunity Scholarship, New York University       

2000- Hispanic Scholarship Award

2000-2002- Lily Endowment for the Arts, Pepperdine University

2000-2002- Ahmanson Arts Foundation Scholarship, Pepperdine University