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Diego F. Salinas

Fluent in Spanish, English, French & Italian


Maddi’s Fridge+ Luis Childsplay dir. Jenny Millinger

Tomás and the Library Lady+ Tomás Childsplay dir. David Saar

Stained Glass*                                James                    JMU Mainstage dir. Patrick Pearson

The School for Scandal                        William                  JMU Mainstage dir. Wolf J. Sherrill

Just So Stories: An Improvised Show*          Lead Improvisor/Captain  Children’s Playshop dir. Kate Arecchi

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical           Ensemble                 Children’s Playshop dir. Kate Arecchi

Picnic                                        Bomber Gutzel            JMU Mainstage dir. Dennis Beck

Serpentine Pink*                              John Wayne               JMU Mainstage dir. Ricky J. Martinez

The Joshua Plant*                             Joshua                   CAT Theatre dir. Laurie Follmer

*Denotes World Premiere Productions

+Denotes National Tour


Humbled                                       Topher                   7K Films

On The Wing                                   Javier Reyes             Big House Productions


The Misadventures of Patton Blau, “Pilot”      Deimos Galega            Udigital Production

Gone, “Pilot”                                  Daniel                   Investigation Discovery

Evil Kin, “Body Farm”                          Headless Victim          Investigation Discovery

Education and Training

James Madison University, BA in Theatre Performance and Modern Foreign Languages, 2018

Acting: Charles Wax, Ben Lambert, Ingrid DeSanctis, Wolf J. Sherrill

Heightened Language: Ben Lambert

Voice: Kyle Yampiro, Scott Zane Smith, Julio Agustin

Improvisation: Uncharted Territory, New & Improv.’d

Playwriting: Ingrid DeSanctis

Sketch Comedy: Maddy Night Live

Significant Awards and Recognitions

2014 Winner Best Lead Actor for The Joshua Plant from the CAT Theatre awards

2014 Winner for a Richmond Theatre Critics Circle award for Most Promising Newcomer for The Joshua Plant

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region II Finalist - National Playwriting Program

Association for Theatre in Higher Education - New Play Development Workshop

Eagle Scout

Special Skills­

Fluent in Spanish, English, French, and Italian

Improvisational Comedy


Character voices


Beginner Ukulele