Directing Teaching Artist
This is his second year participating at El Barrio Raíces Summer Program.
Ismanuel was born in Bayamón, PR. He has a BA in theatre from the University of Kent at Canterbury (UK). He completed a Masters in Performing Arts at the Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid, Spain. Currently Ismanuel is a PhD candidate in theatre studies at Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain. Ismanuel taught Theatre Production and Theatre History at the University of Puerto Rico in Aguadilla.
He is also a founding partner of Tantai Teatro Puerto Rico where he serves as Artistic Director and Co-producer. In addition, he works as a freelance scenic director and lighting designer for many companies in the island of Puerto Rico. https://ismanuel-rodriguez.squarespace.com/