linda maria girón (they/them, elle) is a queer, non-binary Guatemalan-american playwright, actor, musician and visual artist born and raised on unceded Serrano land, colonially known as Los Angeles, CA. Based in Bay Area Ohlone Land, linda's work takes form in writing and acting for the stage, visual art and drag, poetry and music.
Their plays include: amémonos // let us love each other (Finalist: Playwrights' Foundation BAPF, 2022, Semi-finalist: Blue Ink Award, 2022), Memoria del Silencio en el País de la Eterna Primavera (Finalist: Playwrights' Foundation BAPF, 2019) and white iris (Theater Bay Area, Cash Creates Grant, 2019.) collaborations & devised works include: DECOLONIZE YOUR SEX LIFE! (Cutting Ball Theater's Variety Pack, 2019), the site-specific immersive Port Stories (co-prod: Idiot String and The Peripatetic Players 2019), and 3GT Investigates: Birth Rights (3 Girls' Theater, Bay Area Women's Theater Festival, 2017.)
linda received a BA in Theater & Performance Studies from UC Berkeley, and has since worked under many artistic homes in the Bay Area, including: Shotgun Players, AlterTheater Ensemble, Crowded Fire Theater, CalShakes, FaultLine Theater, SFBATCO, CentralWorks, New Conservatory Theater Center, the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts and Golden Thread Productions. Previous fellowships & residencies include: Crowded Fire Theater's 2021 Resilience & Development Lab, Shotgun Players' 2019 M.A.D. Fellowship for Artistic Directing and MCCLA's 2018 Artist-in-Residence.
Linda is currently working on a new play commission with City Street Artists, through PlayGround SF's Innovator Incubator program and is co-writer for the web series City Folx.