Diane Rodriguez

This fall, Diane Rodriguez directed Janine Salinas Schoenburg’s world premier, Las Mujeres Del Mar, for Playwrights Arena, where she also directed Erik Patterson’s Sick (Best Director Nomination, LA Weekly Awards). Last season, she directed Culture Clash’s Bordertown Now at The Pasadena Playhouse and Richard Cabral’s Fighting Shadows at Inner City-Arts. 

Diane has directed for South Coast Repertory, Center Theatre Group, City Theatre in Pittsburgh, Mixed Blood in Minneapolis, East West Players, Cornerstone Theater Company, Actor’s Theatre of Phoenix (two Best Director nominations, Arizoni Theatre Awards), Borderlands Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, and Victory Gardens in Chicago, among others.  She directs at San Francisco Playhouse this spring.

Appointed by President Obama, she continues to serve on the NEA’s National Council on the Arts,  a body that advises the Endowment’s Chair.