Diane Exavier creates performances, public programs, and games that challenge and invite audiences to participate in an active theater that rejects passive reception. As a writer, theatermaker, and educator, her work has been presented at Bushwick Starr, Westmont College, The Flea Theater, Sibiu's International Theater Festival in Romania, University of California: Northridge, New Urban Arts (Providence), West Chicago City Museum, Bowery Poetry Club, Dixon Place, Independent Curators International, and more. Diane has worked with No Longer Empty, Kings County Hospital, Haiti Cultural Exchange, Brooklyn Public Library, and other local cultural and civic organizations and institutions to develop public performances and programs that serve the Flatbush community, where she is from and currently resides. Her writing appears in Cunjuh Magazine, The Atlas Review, and The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind, amongst other publications. Her play Good Blood received a 2017 Kilroys List Honorable Mention. Her chapbook, Teaches of Peaches, was recently published by TAR Chapbook Series. Diane holds an MFA in Writing for Performance from Brown University. She lives and works in Brooklyn.
last update 10/7/2019