FOUNDER & PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Aaron Salazar is a New York City award-winning theatre director-producer who specializes in immersive and experiential work. Salazar’s artistic home is Poseidon Theatre Company, of which he is the Producing Artistic Director and Founder. He enters into his second decade in New York with his most recent work, The Cooping Theory 1969: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe? An immersive paranormal experience at RPM Underground.
His work has been featured in The New York Times, New York Post, New York Daily News, The Wall Street Journal, Time Out New York (Best Immersive Theatre in NYC/Top 13 Best Halloween Shows 2019), and received the title of “Best Immersive Shows & Experiences of 2019” from No Proscenium and won Best Environmental Immersion Award 2019 for the U.S. from Immersion Nation. Previous work with Poseidon Theatre Company includes Antigone and BitterSweet at The Cell Theatre, where the company is currently in residence.
He is thrilled to begin his journey as Executive Director of Alvarez Keko Salazar Productions’ current works included the For F**k’s Sake a theatre podcast aka “4FS Podcast”, Drama: an aural experience and audio fiction series, and producing Dust...Vanishes as the Godseed spreads by Garbriel Torress premiering this winter in NYC. AKS’s namesake is an homage to his family & ancestors and the courage they had to want a better life for future generations. "I stand on the strength of their bravery".