linda maria girón is a queer, non-binary Guatemalan-american playwright, actor, director and visual artist born and raised on unceded Serrano land, colonially known as Los Angeles, CA. Their plays include: amémonos // let us love each other (commissioned with Crowded Fire Theater), Memoria del Silencio en el País de la Eterna Primavera (Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts) and WHITE IRIS (PianoFight ShortLived Festival VI); Playwriting awards include Finalist recognition in the 2019 Bay Area Playwrights' Festival, the Michael Mansfield & Randy Sweringen Social Justice Award and the Roselyn Schneider Eisner Prize for Creative Achievement in Acting and Playwriting; fellowships & residencies include: the 2021 María Irene Fornés Playwriting Workshop, Crowded Fire Theater's 2021 Resilience and Development Lab, PlayGround SF Writers' Pool, Shotgun Players' 2019 M.A.D. Fellowship for Artistic Directing and the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts 2018 Artist-in-Residence.
After receiving their Bachelor's in Theater and Performance Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, Linda made their Bay Area theater acting debut with FaultLine Theater and has since performed with the Shotgun Players, Alter Theater Ensemble, CalShakes, SFBATCO, Oakland Theater Project, Cutting Ball Theater, the New Conservatory Theater Center, CentralWorks, Word4Word & Utopia Theater Project. Linda has also collaborated in devised performances for DECOLONIZE YOUR SEX LIFE! (Cutting Ball Theater 2019 Variety Pack) and the site-specific immersive PORT STORIES (co-production, Idiot String & The Peripatetic Players). Upcoming 2022 roles include performing in Diana Oh's MY H8 LETTER TO THE GR8 AMERICAN THEATRE (February 16-20th) and DREAM HOU$E by Eliana Pipes (July 9th-August 7th) at Shotgun Players. Linda makes their indie feature film debut in the upcoming polyamorous ghost rom-com Dead In Love written & directed by Nicole de Meneses, premiering in 2023!