Annalisa is available for speaking engagements and workshops. Contact her for more information.
Here is a short list of recent invited speaking engagements.
- 2020 Arts Everyday Summer Arts Integration Conference: Keynote Speaker "What are you Harvesting?"
- 2020 Bay Area Playwrights Festival: invited roundtable speaker "Decolonizing New Play Development"
- 2020 Pigfoot Theatre (UK) Lockdown Green Up Festival: invited speaker with Groundwater Arts "Toward Climate Justice"
- 2020 Bard College Citizen Science Program: invited speaker with Groundwater Arts "MLK and Climate Justice: A Path Forward"
- 2019 Emerging Arts Leaders American University Symposium: invited moderator "Stirring the (paint) pot: making political art without alienating stakeholders"
Full List of Previous Speaking Engagements
- 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: invited talk and 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