Rita Ortolino-Dioguardi

Rita Ortolino-Dioguardi

Rita Ortolino-Dioguardi, a BA/MSEd/certified K-8 teacher, and a Medford, MA, resident, has been creating and producing collage art products since childhood. She has taught at various locations. Her visual art collage creations have been used numerous times for theatre plays including Eugene O'Neill's DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS and Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, and, most recently, Yussef El Guind's JIHAD JONES AND THE KALASHINIKOV BABES. She works at Tufts University as the academic department administrator and as an occasional visiting artist in classes in the Department of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies, with undergraduate and graduate students.