Naomi Rodriguez

Naomi "nomi" Rodriguez is 21 years old, miami-hialeah born and bilingual. an Afro-Indigenous Latina and an active interdisciplinary visual and performance design technology artist/designer.
currently pursuing a BFA in Interarts Performance with a minor in Latina/o Studies at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor.
she uses narrative design and surrealist storytelling through performance design and technology and color (with a love for fiber arts). she focuses on portraying identity and engaging audiences through experimental and immersive experiences.

Main Work

Performance Design

Currently worked on multiple student productions in: Projection Design, Lighting Design, Assistant Design & Tech, Hair/Makeup Artist, or Costume Design.

Video Work

a practice for video work and editing to better aid skills in projections and artistic directing.

Recreation & Gigs

Fiber Arts

a love for fibers that transcends the boundaries of fashion design and craft.


previously and currently publishing articles based in music or identity-based writing.

Graphic Design

created some posters and graphics for multiple productions.




growing pains 2022
Music, lyrics, and book by Dana Pierangeli
Directed by Kendall Young
Projection Design
Nominated for Excellence in Technical Achievement by Lime Arts Productions

Disrupted: A Senior Thesis 2022
Directed by Nicole Denise White
Lighting Design, Creative Collaborator

Next To Normal 2022
Directed by Alex Lee
Assistant Costume and Projection Designer

MUSKET's Little Shop of Horrors 2022
Directed by Sam Aupperlee
Makeup/Hair Designer
photos by ellie vice

If The World Ends Tomorrow, It's All Your Fault 2023
Directed and Written by Marta Frank, Maddie Vassalo
Lighting Designer, Tech Coord.
photos by ellie vice

The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin 2023
Directed by Aidan B. Jones
Makeup & Wig Designer
photos by cole carrico

for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf 2024
Directed by Sarah Oguntomilade
Costume Designer
photos by ellie vice

Look What's Here 2023
Professor Scott Crandall
Set Designer, Costume Designer, Lighting Designer, Technical Coord.

MUSKET's Catch Me If You Can 2024
Directed by Sam Hendeman
Hair and Makeup Coordinator
photos by Georgia McKay

Directed by Naomi Rodriguez, Preston Williams
Production by Naomi Rodriguez, Maddie Vassalo, Dana Gray, Lauren Kopp