Matthew Klein (Director): MFA in Theatre from Sarah Lawrence College(Class of ’11, recipient of the Lipkin Award for Playwriting). Matthew is thefounder and Artistic Director of The Mekka Collective. Current ArtisticAssociate for The New Group. Directing selected: Journeymen (MRT Spring One-Act Competition, Finalist), When It Ended The First Time (E.A.T.New Works Now), VGL 5’4” TOP (Stonewall Inn). Playwritingselected: Domestic (2012 MITF), Journeymen (Finalist, MRTSpring One-Act Competition, Finalist, 2011 Tennessee Williams One-Act Festival,Semi-finalist for the 2012 Marathon One-Act Series at EST), Table For Three (MRT,Sarah Lawrence College, Where Eagles Dare), 5% (The Red Room).