Artist Bio

Henry Godinez

Henry Godinez

(Bio as of April 2019)

Henry Godinez is the Resident Artistic Associate at Goodman Theatre. As an actor, Godinez appeared most recently at Goodman in 2666 and the Goodman/Teatro Buendía of Cuba world premiere of Pedro Páramo, also at Writers Theatre in the title role of Quixote: In the Conquest of Self.  On film/ television in Chicago PD, Above the Law, The Beast, The Chicago Code, Boss and Chicago Fire.  His Goodman directing credits include Charise Castro Smith’s Feathers and Teeth, The Sins of Sor Juana and Mariela in the Desert by Karen Zacarías; José Rivera’s Boleros for the Disenchanted (and world premiere at Yale Repertory Theatre); Regina Taylor’s Millennium Mambo; Luis Alfaro’s Electricidad and Straight as a Line; The Cook by Eduardo Machado; Zoot Suit by Luis Valdez; the Goodman/Teatro Vista co-production of José Rivera’s Cloud Tectonics and the 1996–2001 productions of A Christmas Carol. He also served as director of the Goodman’s Latino Theatre Festival. Born in Havana, Cuba, Godinez is a professor at Northwestern University and serves on the Board of Directors of the Illinois Arts Council and Albany Park Theater Project.

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  • 2666 Production Photos
  • Pedro Páramo Production Photos
  • Pedro Páramo Production Photos
  • 2012 Diversity Breakfast

With Goodman Theatre