Anna Shneiderman, a Ragged Wing Ensemble founding member, is committed to working at the intersection of theatre, education and social justice. Anna brings her experience with performing, directing, mask-making and puppeteering to Ragged Wing from her work with Bread and Puppet Theatre, the Dell'Arte School of Physical Theatre, Redmoon, Steppenwolf, and other theaters in Chicago, Washington, DC and Massachusetts. She has trained with Michael Rohd, Augusto Boal, the SITI company, Jeffrey Bihr, Bruce Mars, the Flying Actor Studio and Zen Zen Zo Physical Theater. Anna is an experienced teacher, most recently creating and directing the theater program at Envision Academy, a public, charter high school in Downtown Oakland. She is also the director of Ragged Wing's Youth Ensemble. With Ragged Wing, Anna has directed Persephones Roots and Inannas Descent, performed in The Serpent, Splinters and Other F-Words, Alice in Wonderland, So Many Ways to Kill a Man, Handless, and A Fool's Errand, and has produced The Tempest, The History of the Devil, Handless and OPEN. She currently serves as Ragged Wing's Executive Director.