Chris Leyva


Chris Leyva uses humor to ask larger questions about our humanity.

​His plays have been developed or commissioned by CATCO is Theatre, CATCO is Kids, CLIMB Theatre, MadLab Theatre, the Alliance Theatre, Curtain Players New Play Initiative, the Great Plains Theatre Conference, and the Columbus School for Girls. He is a frequent collaborator with Hixon Dance and Worthingway Middle School. 

He received an M.F.A. from the Playwrights Workshop at The University of Iowa, a B.A. in Directing from Coe College, and is a member of the Dramatists Guild.


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