Annalisa is available for speaking engagements and workshops. Contact her for more information.
Here is a short list of recent invited speaking engagements:
- 2019 Emerging Arts Leaders American University Symposium -- invited moderator "Stirring the (paint) pot: making political art without alienating stakeholders"
- 2018 Arts Administrators of Color Network (DMV) Annual Convening-- invited panelist "Decolonizing the Arts"
- 2018 Arena Stage -- Civil Dialogue series, invited panelist
- 2018 Hollins University -- Summer Speakers Series and invited workshop for MFA playwriting students
- 2018 Smithsonian American Art Museum -- invited talk "Beyond the Studio" interactive session on contemplative arts and climate change
- 2018 Arena Stage -- Panel discussion on historical legacy of colonization after Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY
- 2018 Busboys & Poets -- invited discussion on the making of 4380 NIGHTS
- 2017 TCG National Conference -- "Decolonizing Global Partnerships" invited keynote speaker for Global Pre-Conference
- 2016 Signature Theatre -- DC Female Playwrights panel discussion after Audrey Cefaly's THE GULF
- 2016 ATHE Theory & Criticism -- "The Body as Site of Memory and Encoded History" roundtable discussion on kalaripayattu, embodied practice, and capitalism
- 2016 Shakespeare Theatre Company -- "Shakespeare and Identity Politics" invited panel discussion
- 2016 Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company -- "Making the Body an Eye: cycles of memory, history, and tradition" invited performance workshop and discussion
- 2016 WSC Avant Bard -- "Cultural appropriation and diverse casting" invited discussion
- 2016 Luce Foundation Center -- "Art, Erasure, and Women's Bodies" invited talk at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
- 2015 Busboys & Poets -- "Race Relations and Student Activism on College Campuses" invited panel discussion
- 2015 Theatre J -- "The Making of an Activist: When the Personal Becomes Political" invited panel discussion
- 2015 Catholic Leadership Conference -- "a people of many faces" interactive presentation on privilege and diversity in the Catholic Church