About

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Daniel Jáquez (he/him) is a director, theater-maker, and translator of plays. He is Co-Founder of TuYo Theatre, a San Diego company that creates and produces theatre from a diverse Latinx perspective. Jáquez served as Artistic Director of Milagro Theatre in Oregon, and in New York City he was Director of both INTAR Theatre’s young acting company and INTAR/Jerome Foundation’s NewWorks Lab, an annual festival for emerging Latinx playwrights.

Daniel is a joy to work with, an insightful director who draws strong, complex performances from his actors, a storyteller who infuses his productions with vibrant images and sounds and brings full bodied movement to life on stage.

—Olga Sanchez, Artistic Director, Milagro.

Jáquez serves as a member of the Advisory Committee for The Lark’s México/U.S. Playwright Exchange Program. He has translated plays by award-winning Mexican playwrights and his translations have been published by NoPassport Press, The Mercurian, and Asymptote. His latest translation, Rarámuri Dreams, was selected for the 2020 Columbia University School of the Arts International Play Festival. 

At The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, Jáquez directed The Winter’s Tale for the GLOBE FOR ALL tour and created the devised plays La Muerte Descansa en Paz (Death Rests in Peace) and Hermanas (Sisters) for the Arts Engagement’s program, coLAB. He is a member of the inaugural cohort of Barry Edelstein’s Classical Directing Fellowship.

The estimable Daniel Jáquez directs and delivers the play’s magic.

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Jáquez, now based in San Diego, has directed and produced shows Off and Off-Off Broadway, across the United States, and internationally.

In a taut ninety minutes, directed confidently by Daniel Jaquez, Wolf at the Door creates a tense environment of real danger. 

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