Diego Arciniegas is an actor, producer, director and teacher. He served as the Artistic Director of The Public Theatre Boston from 2001 to 2011. His productions of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia and Bill Cain’s Nine Circles garnered the Eliot Norton Award for best production in their respective years. Arciniegas himself received the Norton Award for best actor for his portrayal of Wolfgang Mozart in Amadeusand “the skin head” in Steven Dietz’ God’s Country. Last fall, Arciniegas directed Lost Tempo, a new play by Cliff Odle about opioid addiction in the African American community in New York’s jazz scene in the 1950’s at Boston’s Playwright’s Theatre, and starred in El Desaparecido, an independent film by Margarita Martinez about the repression of the Puerto Rican independence movement, also set in the 1950’s.