He is a graduate of the Juilliard School's Professional Actor Training Program and holds a Master's degree in Theatre from UNM. He studied with Tadashi Suzuki in Toga Mura, Japan Mr. Suzuki's Method of Actor Training which he has taught in the U.S. and in Mexico, Russia, Israel, Ghana, and several countries in Europe. Professor Martinez served as Artistic Director of La Compañía de Teatro de Alburquerque (1988-91) and was a co-founder of the company. After working with the Suzuki Company of Toga, Japan on the most recent elaboration of Tadashi Suzuki's Method of Training actors he is currently awaiting publication of an article in book resulting from that collaboration. Initiated Public Moves Theatre Ensemble with the original creation and production of Dreams in the Sand by Joe Powers and the American premiere of the French play Alpenstock by Remy De Vos.