Kristoffer Diaz

Associate Arts Professor

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.