Aureen Almario is an educator and artist. Currently the Artistic Director of Bindlestiff Studio, Almario has trained in performing arts, playwriting, puppetry, and comedy since 2004. She is the co-founder of the all-female sketch comedy troupe Granny Cart Gangstas, and a member of Brownout Shadow Collective. As lead facilitator for the Restorative Theater Arts for Seniors program, she pivoted to coordinating volunteers for food deliveries during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place. She recently completed the Black Benatar’s Black Magic Cabaret production for Utah Presents and is currently working on the 21st production of Bindlestiff’s Stories High.