Kristoffer Diaz: Associate Arts Professor, Dramatic Writing, and Clinical Associate Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study. BA, New York University, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, 1999; MFA, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Dramatic Writing, 2002; MFA, Performing Arts Management, Brooklyn College, 2009.
Research interests: playwriting, dramatic writing, writing for television, hip-hop theater, musical theater, contemporary television. Publications: The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Samuel French; over thirty productions nationwide);Welcome To Arroyo's (Dramatists; more than ten productions nationwide), The Unfortunates (OSF/ACT); The Upstairs Concierge (Goodman); #therevolution (InterAct). Television: Story Editor on GLOW (Netflix); developed original pilots with HBO and FX.
Awards: Guggenheim, NYFA, Jerome, Van Lier, and Gail Merrifield Papp fellowships. Winner, Obie, Lucille Lortel, Equity Jeff, Edgerton, New York Times Outstanding Playwright, National Latino Playwright. Finalist, Pulitzer Prize in Drama.