Lina Patel is a performer, playwright, and television writer. Her work investigates the environment, politics, and relationships in a precarious world. She is a PlayGround-LA writer, member of The Writer’s Odyssey at the Odyssey Theatre, and in Ammunition Theatre Company’s 2023 Playwrights Lab. In 2023-24 Lina is working with BET+ on her original series about the razor’s edge where law enforcement meets mental health. She is also developing an original hybrid-animation YA fantasy series about a female rocket prodigy with Trioscope Studios.


Lina started out as a critically acclaimed theatre and voice-over actor.

“Lina Patel is a masterful playwright, capable of exploring both the world and the human heart. Her work provokes, enlightens and moves me.”

- David Henry Hwang

Lina Patel, LA, Writer