Dámaso Rodríguez

Artistic Director

Dámaso Rodríguez is in his sixth season as Artistic Director of Artists Rep, Portland's longest-running professional theatre company. He is a Co-Founder of L.A.'s Furious Theatre, where he served as Co-Artistic Director from 2001-2012. From 2007-2010 he served as Associate Artistic Director of the Pasadena Playhouse. His directing credits include work at the Pasadena Playhouse, Intiman Theatre, South Coast Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, American Conservatory Theater, A Noise Within, The Playwrights' Center, The Theatre@Boston Court, and Furious Theatre. Dámaso is a recipient of the L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award, the Back Stage Garland Award, the NAACP Theatre Award, and the Pasadena Arts Council’s Gold Crown Award. Upcoming projects include Kings by Sarah Burgess at South Coast Repertory in Los Angeles, Mi Cuba (in development) by Caridad Svich at American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and the world premiere of Wolf Play by Hansol Jung at Artists Rep. He is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. www.damasorodriguez.com