Mark Valadez – Mark is a sound designer and musician who relocated to Portland in 2011. Recent Portland credits include: The Three Sisters (PETE), Midsummer-A Play with Songs (Third Rail), Bonita (Portland Center Stage),Song of the Dodo (PETE), R3 (PETE, Headwaters).
In the 2014-15 Season Mark will design sound for Third Rail’s productions of The Mystery of Irma Vep, Belleville, and, Static.
Other selected credits include: After Thought (PETE, part of The Risk/Reward Festival, Portland)Motherland/Foreign Relations (part of the Berkeley Rep Ground Floor Residency), Tommy Smith’s FORTH (Magic Futurebox, NYC), Wiitgenstein’s Mistress (The Risk/Reward Festival), Reluctant (Here Arts Center, NYC, Brava Theatre, SF), The Verge (The Ontological Theater, NYC), Caucasian Chalk Circle – for which he won the 2010 New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Original Music – (The Chocolate Factory/Mabou Mines, NYC),Artifacts of Consequence (The Wild Project, NYC), Dead Letter Office (Here Arts Center, NYC), Suzan-Lori Park’s 365 Plays/365 Days (The Public Theater, NYC) M4M (Chashama, NYC), God’s Waiting Room (Fringe NYC/Merlin International Theater, Budapest, Hungary), Cleansed (Columbia Stages, NYC).
Along with his work with Third Rail, Mark is an Associate Artist with Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble (PETE).
In his free time Mark manages the Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation at Oregon Health & Science University.