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Roberto Di Donato

Roberto Di Donato



Roberto Di Donato

Producing Director, Tantrum Theater

Roberto is a Venezuelan-Italian artist from the colonized territories that were originally home for the Tawakoni and Wichita nations known as Dallas, Texas. His highly collaborative projects have been seen in New York and Austin. Roberto's work was called "An Experimental Masterstroke" by Austin Arts Watch and The Austin Chronicle states it "carries you to the boundaries of what you think you want to watch and tips you over it". Roberto has worked with Tantrum dating back to assistant directing Rhinoceros. Roberto is the creator of Chicharrón: a communion with the triple As which has workshopped in Austin, Tx and performed in Cleveland, Austin, and NYC.

Roberto is currently on the Board of Directors for Salvage Vanguard Theater which has been pushing the boundary of experimental performance in Austin, TX since 1994. 

Additional recent accolades: Director: The Tempest at Shakespeare in the Woods, Director: Premiere of A Perfect Day Aways written by OU Alumus and Fulbright Scholar, Klae Bainter. and Co-Presenter at The Association of Arts Administration Educator's annual conference in New York

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Master of Fine Arts in Directing - Ohio University

Master of Arts Administration with area specialization in Theater and Production Management - Ohio University

Bachelor of Arts in Drama with a concentration in Italian Language and Culture - UT Austin