"Nothing can reproduce the sonic and emotional power of live performance." -Leon Botstein
Katryna Marttala is a musical theatre performer currently working in New York City. Katryna is from San Antonio, TX where she attended the North East School Of The Arts (NESA) and graduated from their Musical Theatre program in 2016. In Fall of 2016, Katryna moved to NYC to attend The Institute For American Musical Theatre and recently graduated from their program (May 2018). In December of 2015, Katryna made her Carnegie Hall debut performing in the American Protégé International Vocal Competition where she won “Best Performance” in the Musical Theatre category performing “Someone Like You” from Jekyll & Hyde. Aside from performing, Katryna also enjoys teaching. She has served as Music Director for multiple youth productions in Texas and New York and would love to one day start a program for actors with special needs.
San Antonio, TX --> New York, NY
Acting: Michael Minarik, Sara Jean Ford, Marni Raab (Song Interpretation) and Jim Weitzer (Song Interpretation)
Beginner Guitar & Ukulele
Beginner Piano/ability to accompany self while singing
Sight-reading vocal parts
"Hair" (Jeanie) Woodstock Playhouse
"Mamma Mia" (Rosie) Woodstock Playhouse
"Deathtrap" (Helga Ten Dorp) Woodstock Playhouse
"Newsies" (Ensemble) Woodstock Playhouse
“A Question Of Murder” (Alice) NY Summerfest 2017
"The Little Mermaid" (Ursula) Cameo Theatre
“Ruthless!” (Judy/Ginger) Performing Arts SA
“Into The Woods” (The Witch) Brauntex Theatre
“Sweeney Todd” (Ensemble) Cameo Theatre
“The Little Mermaid” (Flounder) Woodlawn Theatre
After years of "fan-girling" in our favorite Times Square basement, Katryna took the leap from social media intern to Associate Producer of Broadway Sessions in the Fall of 2019. She works closely with her surrogate theatre fairy godfather, Ben Cameron, everyone's beloved Broadway Buddy and creator of Broadway Sessions. Together, they worked to develop online programming during the COVID-19 pandemic, teaming up with Broadway For Biden and collecting donations for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids, Color Of Change, Black Visions Collective, The Loveland Foundation, and Black Lives Matter.
Broadway Sessions is NYC's Ultimate Post Theatre Extravaganza! Every Thursday night, join your host Ben Cameron as he welcomes a new group of Broadway stars to perform, interact with the crowd and bare their souls in this zany musical theatre variety show.
Broadway Sessions is a NYC institution now in it's 12th season. Broadway Sessions is proud recipient of the 2019 Ruth Kurtzman Benefit Award from MAC. Come get up close and personal with Broadway's brightest at the world famous Laurie Beechman Theatre on 42nd and 9th. Doors at 10, with showtime at 10:30pm. Show runs approx. 90 minutes. $15 door charge includes a donation to Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights Aids. For more information, visit @bwaysessions on Instagram or check out our YouTube channel,
Videos of Recent & Past Performances
"Bound To You"
Katryna's performance of "Bound To You" by Christina Aguilera.
"The Blower's Daughter & Will You Love Me Tomorrow"
"The Blower's Daughter" by Damien Rice and "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" (self-accompanied) by Carole King
Clips from various performances/productions.
"That's What You Call A Dream" (Bonnie & Clyde)
Katryna singing "That's What You Call A Dream" from Bonnie & Clyde
"You Just Keep Me Hanging On" (The Supremes)
Katryna's performance of "You Just Keep Me Hanging On" by The Supremes.
"Journey To The Past"
Katryna singing "Journey To The Past" Anastasia at Broadway Sessions in NYC.