MATHILDE DRATWA

is a Dramatist Guild Foundation Playwriting Fellow, a member of Dorset Theater Festival’s Women Artists Writing Group and a two-time Pulizer Center grant recipient. Her plays include Milk and Gall (Great Plains Theater Conference, Jane Chambers Award Finalist, Theatre503 International Playwrighting Award Finalist, O'Neill National Playwrights Conference Semi-Finalist) and the one-act Escape from Garden Grove (Last Frontier Theater Conference, Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition Finalist). Her work has been workshopped and presented by LAByrinth Theater Company, InProximity Theatre, Rising Sun Performance Company and Corkscrew Theater Festival. As a filmmaker, Mathilde wrote and directed the narrative short films PETA PAN (starring Independent Spirit Award Nominee Nisreen Faour) and ESCAPE FROM GARDEN GROVE (Sundance Channel Contest Finalist), and co-created the web series ALMOST ANONYMOUS (best original concept, NYC WebFest). A seasoned educator, Mathilde is a Master Teaching Artist for Roundabout Theatre Company, the New Victory, the Shakespeare Society and the School of The New York Times. She is the co-founder of Moms-in-Film, a former member of New York Foundation for the Arts’ Immigrant Artist Program and a former co-leader of the FilmShop collective. She is a graduate of Cambridge University and Drama Centre London. 

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