Dolores Díaz is a Chicago-based Latinx playwright and screenwriter from the border city of Laredo, Texas. Her newest play, Rehearsal, premiered August 2019 with Broken Nose Theatre as part BechdelFest 7 and the Steppenwolf LookOut Series. A second production is set for October with the NoMad Collective at The Frontier Theater. Her full-length play, Los Tequileros, will receive a reading from 16th Street Theater in October 2019 and is tentatively set for a 20/21 premiere in South Texas. Dolores was also a finalist for the 19/20 Goodman Playwrights Unit. Man of the People was produced by Three Cat Productions in October 2018. Also in October 2018, Nothing Without a Company premiered Appreciation Day; MOJOAA of Raleigh, NC presented the play the same month. Performing Arts Studio presented Dolores’s work devised using Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed methodologies as part of their Forum Theatre's 2018-2019 season. Her adaptation of Sir Conan Doyle's The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle world premiered in 2017 with Three Cat Productions as part of the Holiday Radio Show, which was recommended in the Tribune's list of top 40 Holiday entertainment for 2017. A Truthful Christmas and Uncomfortable Positions premiered at The Vortex in October 2014 as part of the 14-48 Projects in Austin, TX. Border Grammar was produced by Teatro Chicano de Laredo in 2010. From 2015-2017, Dolores served as Producer for Teatro Vivo's annual Austin Latino New Play Festival. Dolores is a graduate of Northwestern University's MFA Program for the Stage and Screen.
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