Carmen was born and raised in Lima, Peru. She moved to the US to pursue a BFA at The Rhode Island School of Design (GD ’08). Upon completion she moved to New York and worked at The Museum of Modern Art.
Back in Peru, little by little she stopped working in graphic design and transitioned into theater where her she worked on El Ballet Municipal de Lima’s production of The Pharaoh’s Daughter, Rent and The Addams Family for La Gran Manzana Producciones. She is now finishing her MFA at the Yale School of Drama where her credits include: Owners by Caryl Churchill, Associate Scenic Designer for These Paper Bullets by Rolin Jones (Yale Rep), House Beast (Carlotta Festival of New Plays), The Fatal Eggs, White Rabbit/Red Rabbit, Christie in Love and Chamber Music (Yale Cabaret).
She hopes to make her career grow, and someday return to South America.
Owners by Caryl Churchill. Directed by Evan Yionoulis. Scenic Design by Carmen Martinez. Costume Design by Seth Bodie. Lighting Design by Benjamin Ehrenreich. Sound Design by Joel Abbott. Yale Repertory Theater 2013. Potographs by Christopher Ash.
The Fatal Eggs, an adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel by Ilyia Kodosh. Directed by Dustin Wills. Scenic Design by Carmen Martinez and Kate Noll. Costume Design by Nikki Delhome. Lighting Design by Meredith Ries. Projection Design by Solomon Weisbard. Yale Cabaret 2012. Photos by Nick Thigpen.