Marco Rodriguez is a film, television, and stage actor. Received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California and trained with notable acting coaches, Jeff Corey and Jose Quintero. After a short stint as a teacher in the Lausd, Rodriguez embarked on a professional acting career with his debut as "El Pachuco" in the Mark Taper Forum production of Zoot Suit and then toured Europe with Luis Valdez' Teatro Campesino. While at the Taper, Marco joined the Improvisational Theatre Project (now known as P.l.a.y.) collaborating on the critically acclaimed play School Talk. Other writing projects include the award-winning Espernaza Del Valle for the Office of Substance Abuse Prevention (Osap) and Natividad, a solo Christmas play in Spanish. Rodriguez is also a founding member of the East Los Angeles. Classic Theatre, an organization dedicated to exposing disadvantaged youth to classic dramatic literature and the theatrical experience. In 1998, Marco founded Dejando Huellas (Leaving a Mark), a bilingual drama outreach program including coaching, workshops and performance opportunities for the under served Latino population. Since 2007, Marco has also been involved as a lead teaching artist with the acclaimed Los Angeles theatre company, About Productions, and its innovative educational programming that introduces at-risk youth to the importance of writing and the power of communication through artistic expression, facilitated dialogue and live performance. Rodriguez worked also in many films and series Tv in supporting roles.
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