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Playwright

Diana
Burbano

Diana Burbano, a Colombian immigrant, is a playwright and a teaching artist at South Coast Repertory and Breath of Fire Latina Theatre Ensemble. Diana’s Ghosts of Bogotá won the Rella Lossy Award, as well as the Nu Voices festival at Actors Theatre of Charlotte. Ghosts was commissioned and debuted at Alter Theater, San Rafael in Feb. 2020. Sapience was performed in June at Playground’s Zoom fest and will be seen at San Diego Repertory’s Latinx Theatre Festival in Aug. 2020. Fabulous Monsters is on the 2020 Kilroys List and in Steppenwolf’s “the Mix.” She is currently under commission by San Diego Repertory and Center Theatre Group. Diana is a Dramatists Guild ambassador, as well as the Literary Director for Breath of Fire Latina Theatre Ensemble. She is the recipient of grants from the Adams/Reisch Foundation, Theatre Bay Area and the Long Beach Arts Council.