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Ash Marinaccio

Lecturer of Theatre and Performance

Ash Marinaccio is a multidisciplinary documentarian working in theatre, photography, and film. She is dedicated to storytelling highlighting the socio-political issues defining our times and regularly works throughout the United States and internationally. For her work, Ash has received the Lucille Lortel Visionary Award from the League of Professional Theatre Women, a Drama League Residency, fellowships from the Mellon Foundation, NY Public Humanities, and National Endowment for the Humanities, been listed as one of Culture Trip’s “50 Women in Theatre You Should Know”, and is a two time TED Speaker.

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Currently, Ash is a Ph.D. Candidate in Theatre and Performance at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she is completing her dissertation entitled “Rehearsing the Revolution: Process, Politics, and Identity Formation in Nonfiction Theatre-Making in Areas of War and Conflict.” Ash is the founding artistic director of the United Nations recognized NGO Girl Be Heard and founder of Docbloc, dedicated to bringing artists across documentary genres together for live performance collaborations.


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Instagram: @ashmarinaccio