Artists & Communities Catalyze Change: Arts Presenting and Social & Civic Practice, Wednesday August 31st, 8:30 am - 10:00 am, - JW Marriot Platinum I
Larissa FastHorse is an award winning playwright, director, and choreographer based in Santa Monica. She was awarded the NEA Distinguished New Play Development Grant, Joe Dowling Annamaghkerrig Fellowship, AATE Distinguished Play Award, Inge Residency, Sundance/Ford Foundation Fellowship, Aurand Harris Fellowship, and numerous Ford and NEA Grants. Larissa has written ten commissions and had pieces produced by Kansas City Rep, Artists Rep, Native Voices at the Autry, Cornerstone Theater Company, AlterTheater, Children’s Theater Company of Minneapolis, Baltimore Center Stage and Cherokee Mountainside Theater. She is an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Sicangu Lakota.