Gina Pisasale

Gina is resident dramaturg at People’s Light & Theatre Company, where she worked on over 30 productions and several new play development workshops. She also worked with companies including the Arden Theatre Company, Harrisburg Shakespeare Festival, A&E Biographies, GoKash Productions, PlayPenn, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where she was granted a 2006 Dramaturgy Fellowship and a 2010 Dramaturgy Residency. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Maryland’s Department of Theatre, Performance Studies, and Dance, where her areas of research include contemporary Asian-American performance and American dramaturgy. She has presented at numerous conferences including IFTR in Seoul, South Korea; ASTR; AAA; PTRS; and CAATA, and has taught at the University of the Arts, Villanova University, University of Maryland, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Gina is also a proud board member of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (, a wife, and the mother of two young children.