MATHILDE DRATWA is a member of Dorset Theater Festival’s Women Artists Write initiative and 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. She wrote and directed the narrative shorts 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). Her theater credits include Milk and Gall (Great Plains Theater Conference, Corkscrew Theater Festival, O'Neill National Playwrights Conference Semi-Finalist) and Escape from Garden Grove (Last Frontier Theater Conference, Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition Finalist). 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.