Remembrances of a teaching giant who brought up so many other teachers and actors, including her talented son.
In a lifelong mission to connect to his roots and to audiences, he created stage poetry out of honest struggle, and helped inspire our best work.
The celebrated director of ‘Hair,’ Great Lakes Theater AD, and UNCSA dean taught his students invaluable lessons that apply equally to theatre and to life itself.
A consummate man of the theatre, he was willing to fight—sometimes literally—for the voices he championed.
My father managed to support his family with his acting, but along the way he also inspired us.
A sage producer who supported and enabled visionary leaders and artists, he had a touch of the visionary about him as well.
This unassuming experimental theatre pioneer, renowned for his sets for Serban and Brook productions, leaves behind an extraordinary body of work.
A co-founder of Repertorio Español, he helped make a prominent stage for great works in Spanish and nurtured countless artists with rigor, erudition, and affection.
As co-founder and managing artistic director of the city’s American Theatre Company, she touched countless lives over five decades.
Diane Rodriguez was a force for good in our field, a great and loyal friend, and a fiercely glamorous woman.