Rodolfo Ortega

Composer & Sound Designer

Rodolfo received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music from the University of Arizona and his Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music where he studied piano and composition. As a Resident Artist at Artists Rep, Rodolfo has composed music and designed sound for dozens of productions over the years including this season's Small Mouth Sounds and Caught and Magellanica,for which his music was recently selected for the 2019 Prague Quadrennial Theater Design Competition.Additionally he has composed several musicals for Northwest Children’s Theater including Hansel and Gretel, Snow White, Pinocchio, El Zorrito, The Little Mermaid, and Peter Pan. He has also composed the music for Teatro Milagro's bilingual musical Óye Oyá. Rodolfo has also composed the scores for The Monster Builder at South Coast Repertory Theater, Tenth Muse and Romeo and Juliet for Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and Romeo and Juliet and Three Musketeers for Denver Center. He has also composed many of the productions at Santa Cruz Shakespeare including their recent productions of Venus in Fur, Love’s Labour's Lost, Macbeth, Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Henry V.