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Fighting Shadows by RIchard Cabral directed by D. Rodriguez

Las Mujeres del Mar by Janine Salinas Schoenburg

Playwrights Arena

LOS ANGELES TIMES "Director Diane Rodiguez .....invests Schoenburg's play with a bracing realism that makes its detours into the mystical all the more effective."

 

Sick by Erik Patterson 

Playwrights Arena

GO-LA Weekly –"Diane Rodriguez’s muscular direction energizes its episodic nature, cleverly turning even the transitions into opportunities for storytelling."

LA WEEKLY BEST DIRECTOR NOMINATION

 

And Her Hair Went with Her by Zina Camlin

With Tonya Pinkens and Tracie Thoms

Fountain Theatre

GO LA Weekly –"Energetic, skillful portrayals by these fine performers under Diane Rodriguez’ astute direction."

 

Cave Quest by Les Thomas 

East West Players-

Los Angeles Times- "Director Diane Rodriguez smartly tracks this burgeoning relationship, and throws in a surprise or two that keeps the audience guessing."

 

Pryetown by John Belluso 

City Theatre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh City Paper- "Diane Rodriguez Directs with such intelligent simplicity you might not even realize how intricate her work is……"

 

Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage 

City Theatre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Post-Gazette …."Artful ‘Intimate Apparel’ takes the wraps off hidden lives –an excellent production directed by Diane Rodriguez"

 

Spic-a-Rama by John Leguizamo 

Actor’s Theatre of Phoenix

Goldfish Publishers-"This great production resides in the realms of the cutting edge-the quirky…..the hard hitting."

ARIZONI AWARD NOMINATION FOR BEST DIRECTOR

 

Bordertown by Culture Clash 

Actor’s Theatre of Phoenix

GoLdfish Pulbishers-"Diane Rodriguez’ direction and the trio’s powerhouse acting is wild and brisk"

ARIZONI AWARD NOMINATION FOR BEST DIRECTOR

 

Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott-A Bilingual Production

Mixed Blood Theatre-Minneapolis, MN

Star Tribune- "Director Diane Rodriguez keeps a fast paced tempo, allowing the audience to dwell on the atmospherics rather than the improbably aspects of the plot.  She has a strikingly cinematic sensibility and skillfully uses the the interweaving of languages to create new suspense ……"