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Pictured: Jon Martinez
Firebrand has announced the appointment of Jon Martinez as Associate Artistic Director. Martinez has served as Company Manager since Firebrand was founded in 2016.
“Jon has been helping out Firebrand since day one. In the beginning, he took tickets at the door of our benefits and ran errands for us. He believed in our mission so fully that he filled in however we needed him. Since then he’s been serving as our Company Manager, he was the assistant director and movement director of “Lizzie,” and for “Queen of the Mist” he stepped into a producing role and is continuing that with “Always… Patsy Cline.” He is one of the biggest feminists I know, believes in the cause selflessly, and he has become indispensable to me as a trusted colleague. When I sat down and thought about who I wanted to stand next to me to bring Firebrand into the future, the choice was simple. I am thrilled and relieved to have him take the position of Associate Artistic Director and I know Firebrand will be better for it.”