Producer / Director / Educator
also: A People-Connector and Laughter-Enthusiast
Roman Sanchez is a Theatre Producer, Director, Educator and M.F.A. Candidate in Yale's Theatre Management program. Past and current affiliations include: Yale Cabaret (Marketing Associate), Steppenwolf Theatre Company (Artistic Office Manager), California Arts Council (Program Specialist & Analyst), Lime Arts Productions (Producing Artistic Director), Teatro Espejo (Production Coordinator), Dell'Arte Inc. (Asst. Executive Director & Resident Artist), California State Summer School for the Arts (Faculty), Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (Board Member), Theatre Workers Project (Administrative Consultant), Redwood Curtain Theatre (Former Board Member), and Ferndale Repertory Theatre (Former Committee Member & Consultant). He is also the author of Preparing For College Theatre: A Guide For Performers, Technicians, and Designers.
He is a Kennedy Center National Arts Impact Award recipient, Herb Alpert Theatre recipient, and was one of American Theatre's "6 Theatre Practitioners You Should Know". He is currently a member of ArtEquity's BIPOC Leadership Circle and Theatre Producers of Color Cohort.
Audiences and critics alike have shined over his directing work, calling it "tour de force" and "freshly innovative". His artistry has been recognized with 5 North Coast Journal's Best of Directing Recognitions and 4 Regional BroadwayWorld Awards.
He has over 90 credits as a Theatre Practitioner and is a proud member of SDC.