ALI BARTHWELL (Director) is a writer, performer, and Wellesley woman. Ali is co-founder of Wakandacon, a three day celebration of Afro-Futurism in pop culture, gaming, and tech. Ali’s writing has been featured in Vulture, Chicago Magazine, and The A.V. Club. She is a teacher with the Second City Training Center and Columbia College. She was a member of The Second City’s Touring Company and the Cards Against Humanity Writers Room. Her favorite celebrity Chris is Chris Evans.