(Playwright) Andrea Thome is a playwright and translator whose works have been produced in NYC (the Lark, INTAR, Immigrants’ Theatre Project, NYU) as well as in Washington DC, San Francisco, and Latin America. She is Program Director of the Lark Play Development Center’s U.S.-Mexico Playwright Exchange (now in its 3rd year), which brings Mexican and U.S. playwrights and other theater artists together to create translations of new works from both countries. She also co-founded FULANA, a satirical video and performance collective whose work screens at festivals worldwide and online at www.fulana.org. Andrea has collaborated with artists including Anna Deavere Smith, Guillermo Gómez Peña, Campo Santo, and Culture Clash. In the Bay Area, she co-founded the Red Rocket Theater and was an original member of the Latina Theatre Lab (Yerba Buena Center Artists in Residence 1999). She has worked as a teaching artist in New York City public schools since 2002, and has taught at Dartmouth College and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she also received an MFA in Dramatic Writing.