Diana Grisanti
Diana Grisanti
Assistant Professor of Playwriting


Room:AC 407

Diana Grisanti (she/her) is a playwright and educator whose work has been produced across the country. Her plays include Enter Ghost. an immersive haunted HAMLET experience (co-written with Steve Moulds, for Kentucky Shakespeare); Lawbreakers! (a fast and furious history of women’s suffrage) (StageOne Family Theatre); The Patron Saint of Losing Sleep (Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte); River City (National New Play Network); …Ghost Party (Cleveland Play House); and the bilingual musicals The City Dog and the Prairie Dog, Casa Alfonsa, and The Guava Tree / El Guayabo (co-written with composer Emiliano Messiez, for Creede Repertory Theatre). Currently she’s at work on Vanessa in Bed, an audio-play for Audible Theatre. Diana has been a Michener Fellow, a Kentucky Arts Council Fellow, and a Writer in Residence at Vanderbilt University.

Diana Grisanti holds an MFA in Playwriting from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in Theatre Arts from the University of Iowa. Her creative interests include playwriting, devising, theatre for young audiences, and ghosts.

Find out more at dianagrisanti.com.

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Theatre Practicum 280 8 0000 - 0000
Dramaturgy 325 2 1000 - 1050 M W F AC, room 402
Playwriting 1 340 1 1500 - 1550 M W F AC, room 402