Herbert Sigüenza

Herbert Siguenza

Herbert Sigüenza is currently the Playwright in Residence for the San Diego Repertory Theatre thanks to a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Herbert is also a founding member of the performance group Culture Clash. For twenty years Herbert and Culture Clash created a series of plays based off oral histories of residents from different neighborhoods throughout America.

As a solo writer and performer Mr. Sigüenza has produced Cantinflas!, A Weekend with Pablo Picasso, Steal Heaven, El Henry (Best new play San Diego Critics Circle Award 2014), Manifest Destinitis, Beachtown, and Bad Hombres/Good Wives for the San Diego Rep. 

Mr. Sigüenza is also an accomplished visual artist and has exhibited both nationally and internationally. He has a BFA in printmaking from the California College of Arts, Oakland, California. TV and Film credits include Ben Ten Alien Swarm for the Cartoon Network, and Larry Crowne feature film directed by Tom Hanks. His voice was prominently featured in Pixar’s 2017 Oscar-winning animation feature, Coco.