LAUREN LUDWIG is an LA-based director, writer, and deviser. Most recently, she directed the truTV comedy series Passive Aggressive History and the immersive, site-specific show And The Drum with her theater company Capital W. Hamlet-Mobile, her adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, was recently included in the Applause anthology Best Plays from American Theater Festival 2015. Lauren regularly directs the comedy show Lost Moon Radio, with whom she has several television projects in development. Lauren founded the filmmaking collective Darty Hall; with them she wrote and directed the feature, 5 Pilgrims. Lauren's past stage work has earned a Hollywood Fringe Festival “Best of Comedy” Award, an LA Weekly “Best of the Fringe” Award, and a Chicago Reader “Critics Choice” distinction. She is currently working on post-production for her first virtual reality film. Lauren is a graduate of Northwestern University and the AFI Directing Workshop for Women.