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Aubrey Plaza

April Ludgate

Aubrey Plaza stars as uninspired intern, April Ludgate, in NBC’s new comedy "Parks and Recreation." The new series is a half-hour mockumentary that looks at the exciting world of local government.

Plaza is originally from Wilmington, Del., and is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She is an actor, writer and comedian. She has been performing improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater since 2004. She also recently began performing stand-up and has appeared at the Laugh Factory and The Improv.

Plaza stars in the upcoming comedy features "Funny People," directed by Judd Apatow, and Derrick Comedy's "Mystery Team" which debuted at Sundance. She can also be seen in the hit online series "The Jeanne Tate Show," and ESPN's "Mayne Street." Plaza will next star in the Universal feature "Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life," directed by Edgar Wright.



Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott, Jim O’Heir, Retta and Rob Lowe

Executive Producers:

Greg Daniels, Michael Schur, Howard Klein and David Miner


Greg Daniels and Michael Schur

Director (Pilot):

Greg Daniels


Amy Poehler and Morgan Sackett

Supervising Producer:

Daniel J. Goor

Consulting Producers:

Norm Hiscock and Emily Kapnek


David Hyman and Dean Holland

Executive Story Editors:

Alan Yang, Harris Wittels and Katie Dippold

Staff Editor:

Aisha Muharrar

Casting Director:

Dorian Frankel

Production Designer:

Ian Phillips

Director of Photography:

Michael Trim


Dean Holland and Michael Trim

Costume Designer:

Kirston Mann

Produced by:

Deedle-Dee Productions, Fremulon, 3 Arts and Universal Media Studiosspan>