Diep Tran is currently the senior editor of American Theatre magazine, where she assigns articles for print and web, and contributes regularly. She has a monthly column with the magazine focused on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. She is also the founder and producer of American Theatre’s biweekly Offscript podcast. In 2014, Diep led the creation and launch of AmericanTheatre.org, the first official website for the magazine, building the site from the ground up with a mix of WordPress, self-taught HTML coding, and Googling.
She is also a freelance journalist, whose writing has appeared in the New York Times, Playbill, Time Out New York, TDF Stages, Backstage, and Salon, among other publications.
Diep has a bachelor’s in English and Art History from the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her master’s degree in arts journalism from the Goldring Arts Journalism Program at Syracuse University. In 2015, she was a critic fellow at the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.