Surena Marie

Surena Marie
Official art of Surena Marie, by Megzilla87.[art 1]
Biographical information
ResidenceLos Angeles, United States
  • Product marketing manager
  • illustrator
  • writer
Internet presence

Surena Marie is the former Product Marketing Manager at Critical Role Productions and previously the company's Marketing & Community Manager. Outside of Critical Role Productions, Surena was a cast member of Rivals of Waterdeep, The Dungeon Run, and Dimension 20's A Court of Fey & Flowers.

Critical Role Productions[edit | edit source]

Surena joined Critical Role Productions in February 2020 as the Marketing & Community Manager. In that role, she created the Critical Role's weekly newsletter, the company's value statement and community guidelines, and ran multiple social media campaigns. She began working as Product Marketing Manager in March 2022[1][2] but eventually left CR in August 2022,[3] joining Quest Portal as Head of Marketing & Communications.

They also illustrated the Henry Crabgrass t-shirt sold in the Critical Role online shop.[4]

Other work[edit | edit source]

Surena Marie was a cast member on Rivals of Waterdeep with Carlos Luna until its sixth season, when she left Chicago to work at Critical Role. She also served briefly as the show's Dungeon Master.[1][5] She wrote the "Salted Legacy" adventure in Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel for Wizards of the Coast.[5]

Surena is also a cast member of the second campaign of The Dungeon Run.[6] They also played in Dimension 20's A Court of Fey & Flowers season, alongside Game Master Aabria Iyengar, Brennan Lee Mulligan, and Lou Wilson.[7]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Surena Marie (@SurenaXMarie) on Twitter: "If you watched today's episode of @RivalsWaterdeep, then you know it's official: Starting in two weeks I will be embarking on my newest adventure in LA as the Marketing & Community Manager of @CriticalRole ✨" (February 9, 2020).
  2. Surena Marie (@SurenaXMarie) on Twitter: "🌸 BIG NEWS! 🌸 I am excited to announce that I have been promoted to Product Marketing Manager at Critical Role. I am looking forward to further building relationships with our incredible partners and working closely with our phenomenal merch team! With that said..." (March 2, 2022). Follow-up tweet: "I am ridiculously proud of the work I have done these last two years. From creating our weekly newsletter, Value Statement & Community Guidelines, numerous social media campaigns, and so much more. I am truly honored and excited for the chance to pass the torch. <3".
  3. Surena Marie (@SurenaXMarie) on Twitter: "Today is my last day at @CriticalRole! It's been a wild and wonderful ride over the last few years and I'm extremely proud of everything we've accomplished together. Here's to the friendships that I'll be taking with me as I embark on my next adventure!" (August 8, 2022).
  4. "Henry Crabgrass T-Shirt" in the Critical Role store.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Interview: Surena Marie, Writer of Salted Legacy" by Matt Chapman at Wizards of the Coast.
  6. "Cast and Crew (Campaign 2)" at The Dungeon Run.
  7. "Dimension 20: A Court of Fey & Flowers FAQ" by Dimension 20.
  8. Surena Marie (@SurenaXMarie) on Twitter: "It's almost here! @CarlosCrits and I are heading to Thailand later this month to get married!" (November 4, 2019).


  1. Official art of Surena Marie, by Megzilla87 (source). This file is a copyrighted work. Its use in this article is asserted to qualify as fair use of the material under United States copyright law.