Linda Maria Girón

Linda Maria Girón

Linda Maria Girón (they/L/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...
Linda Maria Girón (they/L/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.

Plays

  • Memoria del silencio en el país de la eterna primavera
    In the land of eternal spring, where ghosts outnumber the living, nearby villages have disappeared and roses grow larger than cattle; young Mari and her Tia Irma must face the boundaries of love when tested by the realities of life— aging, war and illness.
  • amémonos // let us love each other
    Untimely. Uncertain. Unrequited. Unemployed. When newly discarded graduate Karina Inés makes an inconvenient pilgrimage back home, Kari is surprised to find Abuela Eulalia exactly as she was six years prior. Trapped between languages, time and house keys, Kari and Eulalia are confronted with a choice; reckon with ghost of a secret unrequited or lose each other in the haze of an uncertain future.
  • white iris
    Iris is proud to be Latinx. She also dates a lot of white folx. What's the big deal, right? But with a mom who's Down with La Raza and a grandma who dreams of blue eyed babies; Iris' love life becomes a political battleground. With help from her poetry and a bag of shrooms, Iris learns to understand herself, her roots and path to love.
  • GRITERÍA Y LUZ // howls and light
    The 7th of December is a magical day for Luz and abuela Marylin. But with tightening border restrictions, incoming college pressures and now a global pandemic, their yearly connections slow to a halt. Until one night, La Virgen Maria makes herself known...