Monet Hurst-Mendoza is an NYC-based playwright from Los Angeles, CA. Her plays have been developed with Rising Circle Theater Collective, Astoria Performing Arts Center, The Flea, WP Theater, The Public Theater, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Westport Country Playhouse, and Long Wharf Theatre, among others. Monet is an alum of the Emerging Writers Group at The Public Theater, R&D Group at The Civilians, Fresh Ground Pepper’s Playground Playgroup, WP Theater Playwrights Lab, and the Van Lier Fellowship at New Dramatists. She has held residencies with The Other Mirror, The MITTEN Lab, and SPACE on Ryder Farm. Her play Torera was featured on the 2019 Kilroys List and will be produced by Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, CT, and The Alley Theatre in Houston, TX in their upcoming seasons. Monet is currently an Executive Story Editor on the 23rd season of Law and Order: SVU, a member of Florida Studio Theatre’s Playwright Collective, and has commissions with Westport Country Playhouse and The Kennedy Center. Proud member of The Kilroys, The Dramatist Guild, and WGAE. B.A. Marymount Manhattan College.