Paz Pardo is a M.F.A. candidate at the Michener Center for Writers studying playwriting and fiction. Plays include Movimiento Perpetuo/Perpetual Motion, which she's performed in Buenos Aires, Bogotá, New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area and Columbia, South Carolina (among other cities); Duct Tape Girl & Fetish Chick Conquer the World, which she also directed for BootStrap Theater Foundation in 2013; Rubber Match, a semifinalist for the National Playwrights Conference; and Chewed Bread, co-created with Nisa Ari, which premiered at the MAT in Colorado Springs and toured to Los Angeles and Stanford University. She has performed with TheatreWorks in Palo Alto, California; the TEAM in New York and BootStrap Theater Foundation in San Francisco, among others. As a dramaturg, she worked with the TEAM and 600 Highwaymen. Her chapter on the TEAM's process appeared in Encountering Ensemble (Bloomsbury Books). Her writing has also appeared in the Brooklyn Review and Howlround. She was awarded a Fulbright in 2012 for research in Buenos Aires.