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Dayana Stetco

Associate Professor of English
Head of Department

Ph.D., Wayne State University, 1998

P.O. Box 44691
Lafayette LA 70504
Griffin 220
Phone: 337-482-6907

Teaching and Research Areas

Creative writing, drama, literary theory


Dayana Stetco is a Professor of English and Department Head at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Her trilogy of plays, The Falling, was released by Yellow Flag Press in 2016. Her book, Seducing Velasquez and Other Plays, appeared from Ahadada Books in 2009. A finalist in the national playwriting competition sponsored by the Repertory Theatre Foundation, she has had plays produced in the U.S., her native country, Romania, and the UK. Her fiction, plays, essays, and translations have appeared in Requited, Two Lines, Packingtown Review, BathHouse Hypermedia Journal, Spelk, Emergency Almanac, Metrotimes, Eleven Eleven, Masque & Spectacle, and others. She is the Artistic Director of The Milena Group, an interdisciplinary physical theatre ensemble she formed in 2000. To date, the group has produced 15 original plays (