Elizabeth Hemmerdinger began her career as a playwright, winning the NYU Tisch School of the Arts MFA Goldberg Prize for “We Can Do It,” which she is now adapting as a musical. Hemmerdinger is currently the Executive Producer of The Real Rosie The Riveter Project, and collaborating on an animated new-media project, The Girl with the Rivet Gun, based on the a growing collection of filmed oral histories of the women who took the place of men on the production line during World War II. She is the writer and director of Good Sister, a short film premiering at the Boston International Film Festival, and collaborated with Anne De Mare on short documentary Beyond These Walls. In association with Michael Lesser, Hemmerdinger is producing Plié, Chiemi Karasawa’s next documentary, about a unique organization – Dancing Dreams - which teaches children with severe physical disabilities how to dance.