Theater Work






Theater Companies

Picture of Mario Gomez in a theater booth, wearing a light grey coat and holding a cup of coffee.

Mario is a multi-hyphenated and prolific theater practitioner whose specialty is Dramaturgy.

As of today, Mario has worked in 265 theatrical productions in 5 continents. This experience includes:

Contact Mario and tell him how he can support you in your theatrical pursuits!

Testimonial of Mario's work. Image of text that says: "Mario Gomez is a dramaturg, a multi-hyphenated theater artist, and a gem of a human being. Originally from Mexico City and now based in New England, he is an avid supporter of new play development and is a champion of neurodiverse and BIPOC theatre artists. As a dramaturg, he is unrelenting and thorough in his research, making your play the best it can be. Every process must have a Mario!" -- The Kilroys"


This is Mario's theatrical specialty and passion. 

Mario will work with you to find the best way to support you and the story you want to tell.

Mario has experience supporting writers of all backgrounds and levels of experience, ability, and education. Mario is especially proud of his work supporting neurodivergent and BIPOC writers.

"the BEST dramaturg in town"
- Agastya Kohli, Drama Wing Director, Pratidhwani


Mario has designed sound, lights, video, and projections for a number of theater productions, both scripted and unscripted.

Mario was the Resident Designer for the Phoenix Theater, Associate Technical Director for Unexpected Productions, and the Technical Director for 18th & Union.


As a director, Mario believes in collaborative storytelling. For him, theater is about creating something none of us could have created on our own. 

Mario's directing experience includes scripted productions, readings, improvised shows, and virtual productions.

Some favorites include 

Improv Theater

Improvisational Theater holds a special place in Mario's heart. Since his first class in 2008, Mario has not stopped improvising. He has improvised on stage and off stage as a technical improviser, director, dramaturg, and producer, 

Mario has performed, taught, and coached improv in the US, Canada, Peru, Argentina, Italy, Austria, Slovenia Turkey, and Australia.

Mario has also led workshops for Australia's Improvention Festival, the Istanbul International Improv Festival, and Theater Momentum's Dramatic Improv Festival.

"Mario is the hardest-working person in Seattle theater."
- David Gassner, Producing Artistic Director 18th & Union

Stage/Production Management

Mario is a Stage and Production Manager* with experience working in professional productions, theater festivals, youth theater, improvisation, and virtual theater. Mario also has experience managing productions following AEA, IATSE, and SDC guidelines.

Mario's focus when Stage Managing is creating an accessible and welcoming space where directors, cast, designers, and crew can do their best creative work.

* Mario is not currently a member of AEA.

Theater Administration

Mario's experience in theater administration and leadership includes:

Mario is known for his transformational skills, grounded leadership, and always putting people first. 

Some theater companies Mario has worked with:

Logo: Athena Project - Empowering Women Through the Arts
Logo: ACT - A Contemporary Theatre
Logo: Theatre Momentum
Logo: The Manton Avenue Project
Logo: RILA - Rhode Island Latino Arts. Founded in 1988
Logo: 18th & Union an arts space
Logo: new rep Theatre
Logo: One Coast Collaboration
Logo: Theater Im Bahnhof - Graz
Logo: Los Paquidermos - Improvisación Teatral
Logo: Ese Teatro
Logo: Sound Theatre Company
Logo: Pork Filled Productions - Asian American Theatre
Logo: Teatro a Molla - Meccanismi Creativi
Logo: Brown University / Trinity Repertory Company
Logo: Pratidhwani
Logo: Istanbul Impro
Logo: Cornish College of the Arts 1914
Logo: UP Improv
Logo: Taproot Theatre Company
Logo: Arts West