Melissa Moschitto is a director, writer and producer, and the Founding Artistic Director of The Anthropologists. Selected projects with The Anthropologists include Artemisia's Intent (Best Solo Drama, Frigid 2018), This Sinking Island (2018), THE ANTHROPOLOGISTS SAVE THE WORLD! (Ice Factory 2017 at the New Ohio), No Man’s Land (2016, TheaterLab), MAHALLA (Jewish Plays Project, 2013 Berkshire Fringe), Another Place (HERE), For the Love Of... (The Flamboyan/CSV) and Give Us Bread (Clemente Soto Velez; 2010 Berkshire Fringe). Other directing credits include: Lonesome Valley by Tim Lord (Folk Play Project 24 Hour Festival, Brooklyn Arts Exchange), Daddy’s Black & Jewish by performance artist Lian Amaris (Nuyorican Poets Cafe), The Developer (Brooklyn Playwrights Collective), Walkabout or Reverse Continental Drift Syndrome (The Flea), Lola Got Bite (Gene Frankel Underground). International: Directing Apprentice, Compania Atalaya (dir. Ricardo Iniesta), Medea, La Extranjera (2004). As a playwright, her full-length play When Santo Domingo Isn’t Enough won Best Play at the 2006 Downtown Urban Theater Festival and was a Top Ten Finalist in Repertorio Espanol’s 2006 Nuestras Voces National Playwriting Competition. She has also written for American Theatre Magazine and the Brooklyn Rail. Melissa holds a B.A. in Theater from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and has studied with the Laban/Bartenieff Institute for Movement Studies, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Pilobolus Dance Theater, SITI Company, Kathleen Baum (Biomechanics), and at the La Mama Umbria International Director’s Symposium with Tina Landau, Ping Chong, John Jesurun, Rina Yerushalmi, Arben Kumbaro, and Jean Guy Lecat. She has led devising workshops for the Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Ice Factory/New Ohio, Day One, Educational Alliance/New York Restoration Project and the Berkshire Fringe. Melissa is also a mom to two dramatic little children.