Aubrey Plaza stars as uninspired intern, April Ludgate, in 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, Delaware, and is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She is an actor, writer and comedian and 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. Plaza will next star in the Universal feature Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life, directed by Edgar Wright.