Dee
Jimenez

Actor ∥ Director  ∥
Teaching Artist

About Me

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Actor

Dee earned his BFA in acting from the University of Colorado Boulder, where he gave his soul to stories that aren't often represented onstage, like Jose Rivera's References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, and the world premiere of Ayla Sullivan's We Are the Wake. Inspired by new plays, Dee acted in the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company's workshop production of The Madres. Starting this January, Dee will star as Jay in the Miners Alley production of Lost In Yonkers. 

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Director

Dee began directing in Dr. Cecilia Pang's University of Colorado class, putting on scenes from Lyle Kessler's Orphans and Maria Irene Fornes' Springtime. Under Dr. Pang's mentorship, he grew passionate about stories that concern race, gender, and sexuality in America. He recently directed a full production of Jose Rivera's The House of Ramon Iglesia as part of CU's regular theatre season, on which he is writing an honors dissertation.

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Teaching Artist

Dee loves to act for families, whether it's as Captain Scott in CU's production of Peter and the Starcatcher, or as Robin in Arts In the Open's The Commedia Robin Hood. When he isn't acting, he can be found at Angevine Middle School, where he fills the role of Mestizo Club teaching artist to students interested in Latinx culture and theatre. As an immigrant, Dee is grateful for the opportunity to share the stories of his people, oftentimes in his native Spanish language. 

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