Assistant Professor of Playwriting
Diana Grisanti (she/her) is a playwright and educator whose work has been produced across the country. Her plays include Enter Ghost. an immersive haunted HAMLET experience (co-written with Steve Moulds, for Kentucky Shakespeare); Lawbreakers! (a fast and furious history of women’s suffrage) (StageOne Family Theatre); The Patron Saint of Losing Sleep (Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte); River City (National New Play Network); …Ghost Party (Cleveland Play House); and the bilingual musicals The City Dog and the Prairie Dog, Casa Alfonsa, and The Guava Tree / El Guayabo (co-written with composer Emiliano Messiez, for Creede Repertory Theatre). Currently she’s at work on Vanessa in Bed, an audio-play for Audible Theatre. Diana has been a Michener Fellow, a Kentucky Arts Council Fellow, and a Writer in Residence at Vanderbilt University.
Diana Grisanti holds an MFA in Playwriting from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in Theatre Arts from the University of Iowa. Her creative interests include playwriting, devising, theatre for young audiences, and ghosts.
Find out more at dianagrisanti.com.