Lauren Ludwig

Writer / Director

Lauren Ludwig is a writer/director who specializes in comedy, immersive theater, and creating communities for artists. Lauren has directed episodes of Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy (SonyCrackle) and was the showrunner and director of the sketch series Passive Aggressive History (truTV). Their independent pilot Everyone Together was an official selection at the 2020 SXSW Festival. As a comedy writer, Lauren has developed episodic projects with various partners including FX, NBC Universal, and TruTV. Lauren co-founded the award-winning immersive theater company Capital W whose work has won “Best Overall Immersive Work” at Hollywood Fringe 2017 and the “Game Design” award at the 2016 IndieCade Festival. A passionate educator, Lauren was the Director of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women and is a co-founder of Wayward, a retreat in the Canadian wilderness for artists of marginalized genders.