Gina Sandi-Diaz, Ph.D.
Gina Sandi-Diaz, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Theater Department of Theater and Dance California State University, Fresno
Bio, 2021.
Gina Sandí-Díaz, PhD. is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at California State University, Fresno where she specializes in Latinx theatre, devised theatre, acting and directing. Recent credits with the University Theatre include The Agony of Ecstasy by Sabina Berman, Anon(ymous) by Naomy Iizuka, Lydia by Octavio Solis and Just Like Us by Karen Zacarias. Dr. Sandí-Díaz also specializes in applied theatre, conducting artistic projects in communities to tackle social problem and promote civic engagement. She currently runs the ArteVism Fellowship in California’s Central Valley in collaboration with the Pan Valley Institute of AFSC and serves as the National Vice Chair of Representation, Equity and Diversity for the Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF).
Dr. Sandí-Díaz earned a Ph.D. (2017) and an M.A (2007) in Theatre from the University of Kansas, and a B.A in Performing Arts from the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (2005) where she is originally from.