ABOUT L.A. MARS
Director & Stage Manager
Mars (they/them) earned their B.S. in Media Production from Drexel University’s Custom-Designed Major program. They are trained as a director for both theatre and film and focus on informed, intuitive, and truthful performances. They have worked in theatre both as a director and a stage manager, and currently serve as Co-Artistic Director for Wolfsmouth Players Company.
Mars' theatrical work includes non-union contracted work, independent productions, and community projects. They have worked closely with Theater for the New City and the Nutley Little Theatre. Currently, they are studying under Seth Barrish and Lee Brock in The Barrow Group 2022-23 Directors Program. Credits include: Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde (Nutley Little Theatre), Effigy (FringeArts' Philadelphia Fringe Festival), Perfect Arrangement (Nutley Little Theatre), A Very Great Mischief (NZ Fringe Festival), Black Sheep (Theater for the New City), And She Was There (Shetler Studios).
Their film work encompasses directing, producing, design, and editing. Mars has created both narrative and commercial content alongside the independent artists of Dream Machine Creative, Northstar Productions, Tioga, and more. Their editorial content spans Meredith and Conde Nast brands, including Time, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly, and Vogue.