Anna Shneiderman is committed to working at the intersection of theatre, education, social justice and social entrepreneurship. Her training includes work with Augusto Boal, Michael Rohd, SITI company, Jeffrey Bihr, The Dell’arte School, and ZenZenZo as well as a BA from the University of Chicago and a Masters in Teaching from UC Berkeley. Prior to founding Ragged Wing, she worked at Bread and Puppet, Redmoon Theatre, Steppenwolf and the Williamstown Theater Festival. As a teacher, she created, directed and grew the theater program at Envision Academy,
a public, charter high school in Oakland and is the founder
and director of the Ragged Wing Youth Ensemble as well as
a current teaching artist for California Shakespeare Theater. Anna has participated in each of Ragged Wing’s professional and youth shows as a director, performer or producer, including creating the signature fall festival event. Both as an artist and as an organizational leader, Anna focuses on designing unique structures of collaboration that bring divergent voices into dialogue and create opportunities for connection.