A Fridge Full of Fun

A Fridge Full of Fun

Diego is excited to be back from his national tour of Tomás and the Library Lady in order to embark on the Arizona tour of Maddi’s Fridge! He will be playing Luis in this tour, spreading the story of Maddi and raising awareness about food insecurity. If you’re in Arizona, make sure to catch this heart-warming and thought provoking show.

An Interview with American Theatre Magazine

An Interview with American Theatre Magazine

“[There’s a] misconception that DACA is some sort of amnesty,” explained Diego Salinas, a senior at James Madison University in Virginia, who like Alpharaoh is a DACA recipient working in theatre.

American Theatre Magazine's Jose Solís spoke with Diego on the phone about how he found his passion for acting, how the political landscape is affecting him, and how he believes that art can change the world.

Read the full article here!

One Last Time

One Last Time

Diego is currently in the thick of rehearsals for Stained Glass, a new play by Ingrid De Sanctis and directed by Patrick Pearson, Director of Artistic Programming at Ford's Theatre.

Diego is originating the role of James, a modern day Prince Charming struggling to keep up with the love of his life while she tears into the past, present, fantasy, and truth of a dark part of her family's past.

Diego the Director

Diego the Director

Coming soon to the James Madison University Studio Theatre: Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman.

Diego is stepping out of his comfort zone again! This time by directing a production of Ariel Dorfman's Death and the Maiden at JMU. This timely show grapples with themes of healing, retribution, vengeance, and political turmoil set against the backdrop of a recently reformed totalitarian regime.

School is in Session

School is in Session

Diego is kicking off his last year at James Madison University with a production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The School for Scandal. Diego will be joining a larger-than-life cast in this raucous show as William, a young servant in the service of the conniving Joseph Surface. William must keep his master's lies straight so that he can escape his plots unscathed!

Come watch The School for Scandal at the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts October 31st through November 4th.

Summer Workin'

Summer Workin'

Diego is thrilled to announce that he will be working with James Madison Universities professional children's theatre company, Children's Playshop! He will be acting in two of their shows, Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical, running from June 9-18, and a new devised piece that will be anchored by the a collection of children's stories called Just So Stories, running from June 30-July 9. Click here for tickets!