Dominique De Fazio is binational (Italian and American citizenships), bilingual, bicultural. He believes that this has opened him to many different cultures and
different ways of speaking/thinking.
Mr. De Fazio teaches, acts, writes, and directs.
His formal education includes a Bachelor's degree in theatre (B.A.), a Master of Divinity degree (M.Div,), a Certificate degree in Screenwriting, and
a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. He has been exploring a Zennist/Daoist approach to the theatre arts most of his adult life. Additionally, he has studied opera, photography,
martial arts (Kenpo), Tai chi ch'uang/Qigong.
Highlights from His Résumé:
- Actors Studio (New York) Lifetime Member and Teacher.
- Founder of Associazione Culturale Studio De Fazio and CREA Studio Associazione Culturlae (both non-profit research centres for international professional performing artists in Rome, Italy).
- Creator of the De Fazio System of Creative Study & Research
- Artistic Dirctor of the Ma-katachi Theatre Company.
- Directed Equity productions of Odets' Waiting for Lefty and Till the day I Die in New York (1983).
- Directed Pielmier's play Agnes of God in Rome, Italy. (1994)
- Wrote and Directed Singing Wood, a Zen theatre production in Darmstadt, Germany and Los Angeles, California (1998).
- Wrote and Directed Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute, a Zen theatre production, in Rome, Italy (2002)
- Wrote and Directed the film Un Arrivo - nominated for Golden Palm at Cannes (1983).
- Wrote and Directed the film, Dancing on a Dry Salt Lake in Hollywood (2013).