interview by boston neighborhood network news
-Mar Parrilla / Danza Orgánica awarded the Powering Cultural Futures Multiyear Partnership with the BARR Foundation (2021).
-Danza Orgánica awarded multiple COVID relief grants.
-Mar Parrilla recipient of Opportunity Fund 3.0, awarded by the city of Boston, 2019.
-Danza Orgánica awarded the Outstanding Community Arts Collaboration Award in Dance, from Arts/Learning. 2019.
-Selected for The Elma Lewis 2018 Women in Community Arts Collectors Edition Trading Cards. Info here!
-Awarded a Creative Residency as a Boston Schonberg Fellow at The Yard (by invitation from The Yard Director). August 20-September 1, 2018.
-Recipient of Espacio Abierto, a space grant from Villa Victoria Center for the Arts. 2018
-Recipient of Live Arts Boston (LAB) grant, awarded by The Boston Foundation- towards the 5th annual festival: We Create! Celebrating Women in the Arts. Spring 2018.
-Recipient of Boston AIR (artist in residence) award by the city of Boston. See press release.
-Recipient of Next Steps for Boston Dance grant, awarded by a partnership between the Boston Foundation and the Aliad Fund, 2018.
-Commissioned by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to create a fresh new work to be premiered on Summer 2018. This new piece will be a response to Life, Death, & Revelry, an upcoming multidisciplinary exhibition at the ISGM based on the Gardner’s “Farnese Sarcophagus”.
-Recipient of the Brother Thomas Fellowship Award by the Boston Foundation, 2017. (by nomination only)
- Dance Ambassador at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. 2017 (by nomination only)
-Recipient of a Festival Programs Grant, awarded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council towards the annual festival: We Create! Celebrating Women in the Arts, 2017.
-Recipient of Opportunity Fund grant, awarded by the Boston Cultural Council- towards our NYC tour of our newest work "Melaza". Spring/Summer 2017.
-Recipient of Live Arts Boston (LAB) grant, awarded by The Boston Foundation- towards the annual festival: We Create! Celebrating Women in the Arts. Spring 2017.
-Recipient of Development Residency at The Barn Arts Collective, Maine. Summer 2017
-Recipient of New England Dance Fund, awarded by the New England Foundation for the Arts, 2016
-Selected as Luminary Artist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Neighborhood Salon 2016-2017 (by nomination only)
-Recipient of scholarship for the Urban Bush Women Summer Leadership Institute, 2016
-Recipient of New England Foundation of the Arts' Creative City Grant, for the project: Running in Stillness, 2016-2017. Click here for press release.
-Recipient of a Festival Programs Grant, awarded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council towards the annual festival: We Create! Celebrating Women in the Arts, 2016.
-Recipient of space grant (Artist-in-Residence) at the Tony Williams Dance Center, for Running in Stillness, 2015-2017.
-Green Street Studios company residency, (2014-2015)
-Recipient of E-MERGE residency at Earthdance, MA (2015)
-Recipient of I-ARE (Integrated Artist Residency) at the Dance Complex, (2014)
-Recipient of Dome Away from Home Foundation's rehearsal and retreat space grant, in Vermont. (2013)
-Recipient of Green Street Studios New Works Program. (2013).
-Recipient of Boston Dance Alliance's Fourth Rehearsal and Retreat Fellowship (2012).
-Selected as a "RAW Artist" in the field of performance/video (2012).
-Recipient of Boston Center for the Arts' "Movement at the Mills" rehearsal space and performance grant (2010).
- The Daily Free Press Article: “Running in Stillness” dance production highlights dangers surrounding female incarceration.
- Running in Stillness featured at Dorchester Reporter.
-Boston Globe announces residency at Jacob's Pillow.
-Featured interview at Boston Neighborhood Network News.
danza orgánica performed two excerpts of Bajo Mi Piel at the Figment, in Boston MA. In this clip Jimmy Reardon, director of the Boston Dance Company, reviews the full length concert: Bajo Mi Piel, and recognizes Marsha Parrilla as a "first class, world choreographer".
mar parrilla at the premiere of the short film "Gris" at RAW, Boston. (goals from 2009)
"The company is wonderful and your choreography, first rate... Thank you for treating us all to fabulous modern dance." Nancy Kohn
"So much complexity, and so much humanity!... Your work weaves through all the multifarious possibilities we are confronted with..."