photo by Elizabeth Garrott
Tim Martin is from Bryn Mawr, PA. He has a BA in Writing and Literature from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa University. His serial poem, ricochet, has been recorded twice and was turned into a performance piece. His work has recently appeared in Concelebratory Shoehorn Review, iOutlaw, One Less Magazine,Fugacity 05,Hamilton Stone Review, Big Bridge #10, Altered Books Project, The Attic Which is Desire and other small magazines. A professional stage and production manager, he has worked with many theatres and dance companies on regional tours and in the Philly area (Lantern Theater, Rebecca Davis Dance, Mum Puppettheatre, Enchantment Theatre, Theatre Ariel, Beta Dance Troupe, New Paradise Laboratories, Eternal Spiral Project, and many others.) In the academic world, he has worked for Drexel Univeristy, The Shipley School, Burlington County Community College and Swarthmore College. His plays and adaptations have been seen in the Philadelphia Area: Echo (Tribe of Fools), The Nutcracker (Cruio Theatre w/Drew Petersen), Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (w/Drew Petersen, Curio Theatre), Anansi and His Stories (Curio Theatre), Tales From Turtle Island (Hedgerow Theatre) and The Ballad of Joe Hill with the Joe Hill Project for Philadelphia Fringe Festival was performed in Cell block 7 at the Eastern State Penitentiary. He co-wrote Once Upon a River which ran for seven years and won Heritage Foundation Award in 2006 (Hedgerow Theatre), the segment from which is currently being seen in the review, Women of Many Colors (also Hedgerow Theatre). His play about Ronald Reagan and Alzheimer's disease, Live from the Shining City on a Hill, has been recently given a reading at Curio Theatre. He is an associate artist for Commonwealth Classic Theatre and Curio Theatre.