Mimi Stokes is an award-winning playwright who focuses on the intersection of sustainability and drama. She is certified practitioner of playback theatre, an improvisational, story-based community building theatre method theatre method in which specially trained actors “play back” the real life experiences of members of a community, dignifying individual emotional truths. She has developed playback in community, educational, and corporate settings. In addition to her work in theatre, she has a background in gifted education and ecological curriculum theory, as well as training in foresight and alternative futures. She is developing her drama based theory and practice of cultural evolution and sustainable social change, The Dran Model, which continues to evolve.