Janis Butler Holm: Diana, you’re known in southern California as a drama professional who has very successfully integrated art and activism. Before we address your personal trajectory as a writer and performer, could you describe your involvement in various social justice projects, past and present? Diana Burbano: I have written for the Protest Plays project […]
DIANA BURBANO is a Colombian immigrant, Equity actor, playwright, and teaching artist (South Coast Repertory and Breath of Fire Latina Theatre Ensemble). She is currently part of the Geffen Playhouse's Writers' Room (2020-2021). Her commissioned play Ghosts of Bogotá premiered at Alter Theater in February of 2020 and will be published by Stage Rights. Ghosts also won the NuVoices competition at Actors Theatre in North Carolina and is scheduled for post-pandemic production. See <www.dianaburbano.com>. Burbano is the current Dramatists Guild rep for Southern California.