Marco Antonio Rodriguez


Dominican-American, bilingual writer. Named Top 50 Figure in LatinX and Latin American Theatre by Routledge. Double MFA-acting/television and screenwriting. Acclaimed plays Ashes of Light and Barceló on the Rocks performed all over the world. Both published by NoPassport Press (available on & Stage adaptation-Junot Díaz' The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao-celebrating four years of performances-Off-Broadway’s Spanish Rep. Recent play, Bloom-acclaimed run at New York’s IATI theatre. Winner - New York Independent Theatre Award (ATI) for outstanding achievement in playwriting. Horror screenplay, Suffer the Children, named Finalist-Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition and Creative World Awards. Half-hour dramedy pilot, Our Friendly Neighbors, will be released as a short film by DominiRican Productions. National Hispanic Media Coalition Scriptwriters Program Fellow. The Movement Theatre Company x Black List Playwriting Commission winner. New York Stage & Film Residency. Space on Ryder Farm Residency.  The People's Theatre Project Commission. Currently voices “Uncle Nestor” in Emmy nominated PBS Kids animated series, Alma’s Way.