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Danica Rodriguez

Danica Rodriguez (she/her) is a New York/Washington D.C.-based casting director and theater maker dedicated to centering and celebrating the voices of the historically underrepresented. She is currently Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Resident Casting Director. STC: The Lehman Trilogy; Macbeth In Stride; Evita; Here There Are Blueberries; King Lear; Jane Anger; Much Ado About Nothing; Red Velvet; Our Town; The Merchant of Venice. NEW YORK: Off-Broadway: The Public Theater: cullud wattah (World Premiere); Romeo y Julieta; Soft Power; for colored girls…; Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare in the Park); Mojada; Ain’t No Mo’ (World Premiere). REGIONAL: Folger Theatre: Our Verse in Time to Come | Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company: The Sensational Sea Mink-ettes; Incendiary | The Kennedy Center: The Day You Begin | Long Wharf Theatre: Passing Strange | JAG Productions: Next to Normal | The Civilians: El Condor Magico, and others. FILM: Braid of Time; Whole; Six Feet Apart.

AWARDS: Theatre Communications Group 2021 Rising Leader of Color. PERSONAL: she/her | Danica is a Founding Trainer with Broadway for Racial Justice Casting Directive | Training: Dartmouth College: BA in Film & Media Studies. | Instagram: @danicarodriguezcasting |