Creator and Host
Ashley Marinaccio is a New York-based theatremaker, filmmaker and documentation dedicated to shedding light on the socio-political issues that define our times. She is a LPTW Lucille Lortel Visionary Award recipient, a TED speaker, and has been listed as one of Culture Trip's 50 Women in Theatre You Should Know. Her work has been seen off-Broadway (Joe's Pub, Primary Stages, Rattlestick, Culture Project), at TED conferences, The White House, The Apollo, United Nations and on tour throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Her work has received critical acclaim from The NY Times, New Yorker, Huffington Post, Ms. Magazine, Ebony, NY Press, Time Out NY, Backstage, Show Business and has been featured in segments on Buzzfeed, NBC, BBC, Al Jazeera, MTV, VH1, and NY1. Currently, Ashley is a Ph.D. Candidate in Theatre and Performance at the CUNY Graduate Center where she researches theatre in war zones. Ashley is a co-founder/founding artistic director of Girl Be Heard and Co-Op Theatre East. She is a proud member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA.
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