mehrnaz tiv (مهرناز تیو)
Born in Tehran, raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mehrnaz a playwright with a pursuit to slay. She explores her first-generation identity, Iranian femininity, sexuality, adolescence, and family and supports holistic, collaborative theatermaking.
She is a current member of the SWANA Writer's Co-op at Playwright's Horizons and a member of the Dramatists Guild. Her work has been developed with City Theatre, Asia Society, Noor Theatre, the Women’s Theater Festival, Permafrost Theater Collective, Full Circle Theater Collaborative, the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, and Breaking and Entering Theatre Collaborative. BFA: New York University Tisch School of the Arts.
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