Dena Martinez is the Casting Director for The Speakeasy, and for the Bay Area Playwrights Foundation. She has also been the Casting Director for SF Playhouse (First Day of School, She Stoops to Comedy, Den of Thieves, The Fantasticks, Shining City, and The Story) The Jewish Theater of SF (Death of a Salesman, The Floating Lightbulb, The Sisters Rosenwieg, Lost in Yonkers, and Model Apartment) and for Shotgun Players (Love is a Dream House in Lorin, This World in a Woman’s Hands, and Bulrusher.). Dena has twenty-five years of national professional acting experience to her credits. She has toured nationally, with The San Francisco Mime Troupe, Culture Clash, and with the acclaimed El Teatro Campesino. Her theater credits include: leading roles at Denver Center Theater Company, St Louis Rep, Marin Theater Company, Berkeley Rep., Word for Word, San Jose Rep., San Jose Stage, B Street, Capital Stage, Magic Theater, California Shakespeare Theater, Theaterworks, Pacific Rep and Shotgun Players.