Dionna Griffin-Irons

Director of Outreach and Diversity



Dionna Griffin-Irons is a Second City Detroit alumnus. In her 10+ years with the company, she has performed with Improv All Stars, Theatre on the Lake, Chicago resident stages and produced numerous shows for the company’s corporate division.

In her role as director, she develops and executes new initiatives to create greater access and opportunities for emerging diverse talent and organizations. Her background includes stage performance, talent identification, teaching, and producing. She is a three year CAAP recipient and Neighborhood Arts grantee from The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs for her solo performance and outreach.

Griffin-Irons is an avid speaker, facilitator and writer using improvisation and performance as a powerful tool to transform diverse audiences and communities.