Kalob Martinez is an actor who combined his professional interests in stage combat and voice acting and found puppetry. EL BETO stands as the culmination of his theatrical endeavors in puppet arts. EL BETO, a one-man hand puppet version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth molded in the world of the Mexican drug cartel, and is performed by code-switching between Spanish and English.
He is currently an ensemble member of Sandglass Theater’s , Babylon. He voiced and served as the puppeteer for Arthur Fiedler twice with the Boston Pops as narrator for “Peter and the Wolf” and “A Visit from St. Nick”. For five seasons he was the associate artist at the Classical Theatre Company in Houston,TX. He has performed as a mascot for the "Tournament Marathon Challenge" and the "Fantasy Football Marathon" both on ESPN. He also assisted in the puppet build for "The Fanstasy Show" hosted by Matt Berry on ESPN2. Martinez is also a seasoned voice over actor for the English versions of Anime. The most popular titles include: No 6, The Place Promised in Our Early Days, Halo Legends, Bodacious Space Pirates, and Starship Troopers: Invasion.
BA Acting, University of Houston. MFA Puppet Arts, University of Connecticut. Advanced Actor/Combatant, Society of American Fight Directors.