Annalisa Dias


Annalisa Dias is a citizen artist, theatremaker, and community organizer. She is a Producing Playwright and Acting Creative Producer with The Welders, a DC playwright's collective; and is Co-Founder of the DC Coalition for Theatre & Social Justice. Annalisa frequently teaches Theatre of the Oppressed workshops nationally and internationally and speaks about race, identity, and performance. She is a TCG Rising Leader of Color, and also works in diversity and inclusion full time at the American Political Science Association. Upcoming original work includes 4380 NIGHTS, a world premiere new play about detainees at Guantanamo and the historical legacy of global colonialism, opening in January 2018 at DC's Signature Theatre as part of the second Women's Voices Theatre Festival.


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