Lanna Joffrey is a writer/performer who has received a NY Fringe Festival Performance Award and NY Theatre Innovative Nomination for her documentary play, Valiant. She has also received an IRNE Award for best solo performance in Heather Raffo’s Nine Parts of Desire, and a Denver Post Ovation Award for Jason Grote’s 1001. She will be performing in Homeward Bound in April.
Kristoffer Diaz is a playwright and educator who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. He is one of the writers for this year’s anthology play at the Humana Festival, and 2009-10 recipient of the Jerome Fellowship. His play Welcome to Arroyo’s will be published in late 2009 as part of the first critical anthology of hip-hop theater.