Dr. Maria Patrice Amon is a Director, Producer in Residence at San Diego Repertory Theatre, and Professor. She is the executive producer of Amigos del Rep and launched the Latinx New Play Festival at San Diego Repertory Theatre, and produces a staged reading series, the Amigos del Rep general body, and community engagement events.
Maria Patrice is a co-founder and co-Artistic Director of TuYo Theatre, she directed Fade for TuYo and MOXIE Theatre. Maria Patrice co-directed The Madres at MOXIE Theatre, directed Lydia with Brown Bag Theatre Company, and directed staged readings with Amigos del Rep and Breath of Fire Latina Theatre Ensemble.
Maria Patrice has a PhD in Drama from University of California, Irvine with emphasis in Critical Theory and Chicano Studies and a Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law. She teaches theatre at San Diego State University and CSU San Marcos.