Monica Garrido is a Mexican-born artist. Her short films Diferente and the horror-comedy Love You to Death have been part of the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival. Her first solo show The Cunning Linguist was created at the Emerging Creator Unit at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre and won the 2016 Queer Acts Audience Award. Monica has had the privilege of being a member of diverse improv troupes such as Bad Dog Featured Players, The Kweendom and Kinsey Fail. She has worked with companies such as Nightwood Theatre, Second City, and Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, among others. She is a cast member of A Sketch Comedy Extravaganza Eleganza, which was named one of the top 5 comedy shows in 2018 by NOW Magazine. Currently, she co-hosts and co-produces Radio Aluna Theatre Podcast, a Spanglish podcast produced by Aluna Theatre. Monica is the 2018 recipient of the Queer Emerging Artist Award at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. She is also a Taurus and wishes you the best.