Tanya Saracho

Tanya Saracho

playwright and TV writer

Biography

Tanya Saracho was born in Sinaloa, México. She is a playwright and Television Writer who’s worked on “How To Get Away With Murder,” HBO’s “Looking,” “Girls,” and “Devious Maids.” Named “Best New Playwright” by Chicago Magazine, Saracho has had plays produced at: Primary Stages in NYC, 2nd Stage in NYC, Denver Theatre Center, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The Goodman Theater, Steppenwolf Theater, Teatro Vista, Teatro Luna, Fountain Theater, Clubbed Thumb, NEXT Theater and 16th Street Theater. Saracho was named one of nine national Latino “Luminarios” by Café magazine and given the first “Revolucionario” Award in Theater by the National Museum of Mexican Art. She is the founder of Teatro Luna (the first all-Latina Theatre Company in the nation) as well as the founder of ALTA (Alliance of Latino Theatre Artists). She is currently in development at STARZ and with Big Beach Films and under commission with: South Coast RepertoryTheatre and Two Rivers Theatre. Tanya is a proud SAG/AFTRA actor.