MATHILDE DRATWA is a Dramatist Guild Playwriting Fellow, a member of Dorset Theater Festival’s Women Artists Writing Group, a former member of New York Foundation for the Arts’ Immigrant Artist Program, a former co-leader of the FilmShop collective and a two-time Pulitzer Center Grant recipient. Her theater credits include Milk and Gall (Great Plains Theater Conference, O'Neill National Playwrights Conference Semi-Finalist, Jane Chambers Award Finalist) and Escape from Garden Grove (Last Frontier Theater Conference, Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition Finalist). Her plays have been workshopped and presented by LAByrinth Theater Company, InProximity Theatre's Project W Festival, Rising Sun Performance Company and Corkscrew Theater Festival. She 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), as well as 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.