Creator, Writer, Performer, Latina Christmas Special
Actor, Writer, Filmmaker – Diana Yanez is a first generation American. Her legendary videos have reached viral proportions (over 15 million views on YouTube) with hits like SPANISH FOR YOUR NANNY, LET ME BORROW THAT TOP, and MY PUSS (co-written and performed with Margaret Cho.) VIVA LA EVOLUCIÓN, Diana’s one-woman show about growing up Cuban American in Miami won the NEW YORK FRINGE FESTIVAL’s “Overall Excellence Award.” She traveled the country with Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Tour and also toured with Margaret Cho performing original comedic songs, sketches, and comedy. Television credits include CRIMINAL MINDS, BOSTON LEGAL, CROSSING JORDAN, WITHOUT A TRACE and many more. She has her own web series with co-star/writer/creator Marjorie Duffield, THE PIP & PEN SHOW available on YouTube. A passionate story teller and theatre buff – LATINA CHRISTMAS SPECIAL was created with the intention of shedding light on the universal truths of holidays past, childhood and family regardless of one’s heritage.