Guillermo Cienfuegos

Adjunct Lecturer


Guillermo Cienfuegos is a faculty member at the USC School of Dramatic Arts. He has directed numerous plays in Los Angeles, primarily at Pacific Resident Theatre, including the current hit production of Ionesco’s Rhinoceros. Other PRT productions include Safe At Home: An Evening With Orson Bean, Harold Pinter’s The Homecoming and Henry V, for which he won the Ovation and LADCC Awards for Best Director. Cienfuegos has also developed and directed seven world premieres at PRT, all of which went on to be published — The Fried Meat Trilogy, My Girlfriend is an Alien! By Keith Defacto, Concealing Judy Holliday, Lions and Julia, which also transferred to New York’s 59E59 Theatre, off-Broadway. Cienfuegos also directed last year’s award-winning production of Dutch Masters at Rogue Machine Theatre and has directed at the Blank Theatre Company, Chalk Repertory Theatre and Nom de Guerre.