Almudena Ramírez-Pantanella (Madrid, 1988) is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and theater director. Her plays have been translated into Spanish, English, German and Italian.
Her recent work includes Quirófano, produced in 2019 by the Spanish National Drama Centre (CDN) following a playwriting residency at the Chartreuse de Villeneuve lez Avignon Playwriting Centre in France. In 2019, she was selected for the London’s Royal Court Theatre Summer International Residency, leading to her latest play, Coup de grâce.
Her television screenwriting credits include, among others, Netflix’s most successful non-English language show, La casa de papel, streamed globally as Money Heist.
She currently combines her writing and directing theatre work with advanced doctoral study, teaching and scriptwriting for cinema.