Kristoffer Diaz

Kristoffer Diaz is a playwright and educator, living and working in Brooklyn, NY. His full-length plays, including The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer), Welcome to Arroyo’sRebecca Oaxaca Lays Down a BuntFucking Vigwan, and#therevolution, have been produced and developed at Center Theatre Group, The Goodman, Second Stage, Victory Gardens, American Theatre Company, The Atlantic, InterAct, Mixed Blood, The Orchard Project, Hip-Hop Theater Festival, The Lark, Summer Play Festival, Donmar Warehouse, and South Coast Repertory. Kristoffer was one of the creators of Brink!, the apprentice anthology show at the 2009 Humana Festival of New American Plays. He is a playwright-in-residence at Teatro Vista, a recipient of the Jerome Fellowship, the Future Aesthetics Artist Regrant and the Van Lier Fellowship (New Dramatists), and a member of the Ars Nova Play Group.  He is one of the co-founders of The Unit Collective (Minneapolis). Kristoffer is currently working on a commission for the Center Theatre Group, The Goodman/Teatro Vista, and Oregon Shakes.