Kristoffer Diaz

Kristoffer Diaz

Additional Material, The Unfortunates

Other plays: The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, Welcome to Arroyo’s and #therevolution. His work has been produced, commissioned and developed at The Public Theater, Dallas Theater Center, Geffen Playhouse, Center Theatre Group, Goodman Theatre, Second Stage Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, Actors Theatre of Louisville, American Theater Company, Atlantic Theater Company, InterAct Theatre Company, Mixed Blood Theatre, Orchard Project, Hip-Hop Theater Festival, Lark Play Development Center, Summer Play Festival, South Coast Repertory, Donmar Warehouse. He has written short work for the 24 Hour Musicals and the 24 Hour Plays on Broadway. 

Awards and Fellowships: 2011 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award; finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama; 2011 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play; 2011 OBIE Award, Best New American Play; the inaugural Gail Merrifield Papp Fellowship from The Public Theater (2011); Jerome Fellowship; Van Lier Fellowship (New Dramatists); resident playwright at New Dramatists. 

Education: MFA, Brooklyn College’s Performing Arts Management program; MFA, New York University Department of Dramatic Writing; BA, New York University.