Domenique Lozano

Continuing Lecturer: Acting

Ms. Lozano has served on the TDPS faculty since 2014 and has taught throughout the acting sequence. Additionally, she directed the fall 2018 TDPS production of Tartuffe, as well as the TDPS webisode series Curly Fries in 2020.

Ms. Lozano is a Bay Area based director, educator, and actress. She was a Resident Artist with the American Conservatory Theater (ACT) for 15 years, where she served as the resident director of the main stage production of A Christmas Carol. She also served as a core faculty member in the MFA Program, and a teacher in the Young Conservatory and Studio ACT Programs. Directing work at ACT includes MFA Productions of Fuente Ovejuna, The Good Woman of Setzuan, Sueno, Happy to Stand, The Skin of Our Teeth, Saved and References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot; as well as productions of Twelfth Night, Othello, and The Comedy of Errors for the Will on Wheels tour; and thirteen Graduate Showcases. Her work with the Young Conservatory includes two international exchanges, as well as the World premieres of Tim Mason's The Life to Come, Constance Congdon's Nightingales and Sarah Daniel's Dust; West Coast premieres of Jeffrey Hatcher's Korczak's Children; Wendy MacLeod's School Girl Figure; and Darling (book by Brett Rybeck, music and lyrics by Ryan Scott Oliver); as well as the American premiere of Sharman MacDonald's After Juliet. World premieres of new musicals include Staying Wild (book by Janet Allard, music and lyrics by Creighton Irons), and Home Front (book by Craig Slaight, music and lyrics by Creighton Irons).

Additional Bay Area directing credits include A One Man Show part of TheatreFirst's History Keeps Me Awake series, The Importance of Being Earnest for Livermore Shakespeare Company; The Drawer Boy, Welcome Home Jenny Sutter and the critically acclaimed Orlando with TheatreFirst; The Countess with Center REPertory Theatre; Two for the Seesaw with Marin Theatre Company; Inspecting Carol and the West Coast premiere of Jane Martin's Anton in Show Business with San Jose Stage Company; and The Norman Conquests, Holiday, The Real Thing, and She Loves Me with Napa Valley Repertory Theatre, of which she was a founding member and associate artistic director.

Ms. Lozano was an Associate Artist with the California Shakespeare Theater, where she performed leading roles in over 20 productions, most recently the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, Madame Arcati in Blithe Spirit, and Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing. She also served as Master Vocal and Text Coach on numerous productions, including Hamlet, Henry IV pts 1 and 2, Othello, The Tempest, Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, and The Taming of the Shrew.

Additional acting credits include work with the American Conservatory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Center REPertory Company, San Jose Repertory Theatre, San Jose Stage Company, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Ms. Lozano has taught throughout the Bay Area at such institutions as San Francisco Opera, UC Davis, Saint Mary's College, Berkeley Repertory School of Theatre, California Shakespeare Theater, Las Positas, and Solano Colleges.

Ms. Lozano also translated Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle, which premiered at the American Conservatory Theater in 2010, and Schiller's Don Carlos, which premiered in the 2018 New Strands Festival.