Joe Martin

Joe Martin

Johns Hopkins Theatre Arts and Studies
Director, Dramaturge, Playwright, Author and Songwriter

Washington, D. C.

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December 2014
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About Joe

Joe Daoud Martin: Information about some dozens of produced and published plays can be found at (As well as works of fiction can be found there.) I am interested in the intersection between the the political world worlds and that of spirit. I have worked in Canada, the US, Scandinavia, and Mexico, and travelled to do theatre research in India. I have worked with support of Fulbright scholarships and Theatre Specialist project grants , Rockefeller grants, as well as grants from NYSCA and DC Commission on the Arts. Recent projects include my epic play SOUNDWAVES: The Passion of Noor Inayat Khan, which was produced first Off-off Broadway in New York in 2013 and most recently in Cupertino CA in 2017; also recently I have directed two works by Athol Fugard in Israel/Palestine.

Unique traits: My graduate education -- artistic and scholarly -- took place in Canada, Norway and Sweden. I have a great number of international influences -- and have not cut my teeth on film yet -- other than one piece written and directed for cable TV and an extended film treatment commissioned, but unproduced, and televised versions of stage productions I have created, such as "The Match Girl's SNOW QUEEN." I have volumes of fiction and poetry as well. Go to


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  • Fulbright Senior Specialist in theatre (2001, 2011, 2014)

  • Fulbright Scholar in Theatre (Romania)

  • Rockefeller Foundation (Meixico-America Fund for Culture)

  • New York State Council on The Arts, Literary Translation (Drama)

  • Painted Bride, Rockefeller Fndtn New Forms Grant

  • Source Theatre Literary Prize (Washington DC)

  • DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities 1988, 1989, 1991


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