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Sandra Marquez
Assistant Professor

Sandra Marquez

Sandra Marquez is an ensemble member at Steppenwolf Theater and Teatro Vista where she served as Associate Artistic Director from 1998 – 2006. Her directing credits there include the Jeff nominated production of Our Lady of the Underpass by Tanya Saracho. Acting credits include The Motherfu**er with the Hat, Mary Page Marlowe, The Doppelganger, and The Roommate (Steppenwolf); Wolf at the End of the Block, Between You, Me and the Lampshade, and A View from the Bridge (Teatro Vista); Iphigenia at Aulis, Agamemnon, and Electra (Court Theater), Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), Mala Hierba (Second Stage, Uptown), Mojada (Victory Gardens), The Happiest Song Plays Last (Goodman).

Ms. Marquez is a recipient of a Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Supporting Actress in A View from the Bridge and the Sor Juana Award for Contribution to the Arts and Latino Community from the National Museum of Mexican Art. A proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA she has worked in numerous national commercials, industrial films and print work. Film and TV credits include: Boss, Prison Break, Chicago Code, Chicago Med and Timer. She has been a member of the theater faculty at Northwestern University since 1995, where she very much enjoys teaching and mentoring young people.


MFAActing, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
BATheatre, California State University

Recent Awards

Sor Juana Award for Service to the Arts and the Latino Community, Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum

Recent Performances

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner by Luis Alfaro, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Television: Big Bang Theory, Women’s Murder Club, Prison Break


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