Tyrone Giordano is a DC-based theatremaker, translator, and educator, often taking on multiple roles in any single production.
With dog & pony dc he appeared in the original Toast and was a part of the core re-devising team for the show; he was also a conversational member of the devising ensemble for Squares.
Tyrone is best known for his work with Deaf West Theatre, playing on Broadway in the lead as Huckleberry Finn in the Tony-honored Big River in 2003, earning a Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Musical. Tyrone also shared the title role of Pippin with Michael Arden at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles in 2009, and has appeared in productions locally at Arena Stage, Imagination Stage, and the Kennedy Center. Tyrone has also acted on television and film, notably in The Family Stone, A Lot Like Love, The Next Three Days, and CSI.
Tyrone’s work as a ASL-English translator has stretched to two coasts, notably with Cyrano at Fountain Theatre in Los Angeles and Tribes at Studio Theatre in DC.
Tyrone has taught at the university level since 2006, at CSUN, UCLA, and GWU, covering a range of topics from ASL to Deaf Theatre and Deaf Literature. He is proud member of the Gallaudet University teaching community since Fall 2012, and is currently working as the Assistant Director of the month-long First Folio exhibition appearing at Gallaudet in October 2016.