linda maria girón (they/them, elle) is a queer, non-binary guatemalan-american playwright, actor and visual artist born and raised on unceded Serrano land, colonially known as Los Angeles, CA. Their work takes form in playwriting and acting for the American stage, visual art and drag, poetry and music.
Full length plays include: MEMORIA DEL SILENCIO... (Bay Area Playwrights' Festival finalist, 2019; MCCLA workshop premiere, 2018). AMÉMONOS // LET US LOVE EACH OTHER (commissioned by Crowded Fire Theater, 2021; TownHall Theater New Voices Series selection, 2022). Short plays: WHITE IRIS (PianoFight's ShortLived VI) and GRITERÍA Y LUZ!
Devise work/collaborations: DECOLONIZE YOUR SEX LIFE (Cutting Ball Variety Pack, actor/co-writer), PORT STORIES (Idiot String, actor/co-writer) and 3GT INVESTIGATES: BIRTH RIGHTS (3GirlsTheatre, co-writer).
Theater credits: God Voice 3 in FEEL THE SPIRIT (Shotgun Players), Christian in the COVID-interrupted CYRANO (Cutting Ball Theater); Teresa in GHOSTS OF BOGOTÁ (AlterTheater); Pete/Amy in SENSITIVE GUYS (Shotgun Players); Charlotte in THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX (NCTC); María in LA POSARELA and Dunyezade/Cassie/ensemble in ONE GOOGOL AND ONE (BATCO); Jessica Sanchez in HOW TO BE A WHITE MAN (FaultLine Theater).
Awards, fellowships, residencies: María Irene Fornés Playwriting Workshop, 2021; Crowded Fire Theater's Resilience and Development Lab, 2020-2021; PlayGround SF Writers' Pool, 2020-ongoing; Shotgun Players' M.A.D. Fellowship for Artistic Directing, 2019; Theatre Bay Area CA$H Creates Grant, 2019; Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts' Artist-in-Residence, 2018; Michael Mansfield & Randy Sweringen Social Justice Award, 2017 and Roselyn Schneider Eisner Prize for Creative Achievement in Acting and Playwriting, 2017.