Full professor


Annalisa Sacchi is Full Professor at IUAV University of Venice where, from 2017, she also serves as the Chair of the Master Degree Course in Theatre and Performing Arts. She is the Principal investigator of the ERC Starting Grant funded project “INCOMMON. In praise of community. Shared creativity in arts and politics in Italy (1959-1979)”.
After receiving her PhD in Theatre Studies from University of Bologna in 2007, she developed her research as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Queen Mary University and New York University, Tisch Department of the Arts.
In 2012/2013 she was awarded the Lauro De Bosis Postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University, and in 2013/2014 she obtained a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Drama Committee. As a Visiting Lecturer at Harvard, she has taught classes of ‘Contemporary Theatre in Europe’ and has been awarded the ‘Certificate of teaching excellence’ from the Derek Bok Center of teaching and Learning. She was also awarded the Elson Family Arts Fund.
Among her publications are the books Il posto del re. Estetiche della regia teatrale nel modernismo e nel contemporaneo, Roma, Bulzoni, 2012, Itinera, trajectoires de la forme Tragedia Edogonidia, with Enrico Pitozzi, Actes Sud, Arles, 2008; and Gli Shakespeare della Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio, ETS, Pisa, La performance della memoria (edited with F. Bortoletti). She has been the translator (to Italian) of Philosophers and Thespians by Freddie Rokem (Mimesis, 2013)

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