Paola Lázaro is a young, talented and emerging wordsmith in a very crowded landscape, standing as a unique voice. Recently, she was selected by the Atlantic Theatre Company to be its Tow Playwright-in-Residence as part of the Tow Foundation’s 2016–17 playwright residency program. Lázaro was also part of the 2015 Emerging Writers Group at the Public Theater and received an Arts Entertainment Scholarship Award from the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts for the pilot episode of her TV show, “Trópico.” She appeared in “To the Bone” at the Cherry Lane Theatre and received a 2015 Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress. In May of this year, Lázaro participated in the Sundance Institute’s pilot Theatre Lab in MENA, held in Morocco.
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