The Math of Saint Felix - forthcoming in 2021
Diane Exavier is a writer, theatermaker, and educator who creates performances, public programs, and games that invite audiences to participate in a theater that rejects passive reception. With a point of departure located in Caribbean Diaspora, Diane explores what she calls the 4L’s: love, loss, legacy, and land. Intersecting performance and poetry, her work has been presented at The Flea Theater, Sibiu’s International Theater Festival in Romania, Bowery Poetry Club, Dixon Place, and more. Her writing appears in 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. As an educator, Diane’s pedagogy focuses on creating spaces of care and self-expression with young people. Some organizations she has worked with include ArtsConnection, Community MusicWorks, New Urban Arts, Providence Public Library, RISD Museum, and The Whitney Museum of American Art. Diane holds an MFA in Writing for Performance from Brown University. She lives and works in Brooklyn.