Niv Elbaz is a writer and a third culture kid who was born in Israel but was raised in Thailand. Niv received a BA in Playwriting from Columbia College Chicago, where a wide selection of his work was produced. His significant work includes his play The Waiter of Le Majestique (2018) which was chosen as one of two playwriting senior showcase shows at Columbia College and his play Lightning (2018) which was performed at Victory Gardens Theater. He is currently studying to receive his MFA in Writing for Screen and Stage at Northwestern University (Class of 2021). Finally he enjoys cycling, gaming, and eating international food in no particular order.