Linda Maria Girón (they/them/elle) is a queer, guate-americane theatremaker and interdisciplinary artist from Los Angeles, CA. Their work primarily takes form in dramatic writing and acting for the American stage, visual and performance art, poetry, music and illustration.
Their play MEMORIA DEL SILENCIO EN EL PAÍS DE LA ETERNA PRIMAVERA (Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, artist-in-residence production) was awarded the Michael Mansfield and Randy Sweringen Social Justice Award and received Finalist recognition in the Playwrights' Foundation's 2019 Bay Area Playwrights' Festival. WHITE IRIS was produced as part of Pianofight's ShortLived VI Festival, and was awarded Theatre Bay Area's 2019 CA$H CREATES Grant. Devised collaborations include: DECOLONIZE YOUR SEX LIFE (Cutting Ball Theater, actor/writer), PORT STORIES (The Peripatetic Players/Idiot String, actor/writer) and 3GT INVESTIGATES: BIRTH RIGHTS (3GirlsTheatre, co-writer). Presently, Linda is under commission with Crowded Fire Theater's 2020/21 Resilience & Development Lab.
Acting credits include: Christian in CYRANO (Cutting Ball Theater, 2021 remount); Teresa in GHOSTS OF BOGOTÁ (AlterTheater Ensemble); Pete/Amy in SENSITIVE GUYS (Shotgun Players CSRS); Charlotte in THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX (NCTC); María in LA POSARELA and Ensemble in ONE GOOGOL AND ONE (BATCO); Jessica Sanchez in HOW TO BE A WHITE MAN (Faultline Theater); Emma in SEEDS (Utopia Theatre Project).
Linda currently resides in the Bay Area, where they are sheltering-in-place.