Producer, Director, Arts Administrator
Founding Artistic Director, Rising Sun Performance Company
Akia Squitieri is an award-winning producer, director, arts administrator, and the Founding Artistic Director of Rising Sun Performance Company. She recently served as the director of charities for the Planet Connections Theatre Festival, focusing on advocacy and social justice outreach. Squitieri has been a speaker, panelist, and guest lecturer at Actors Equity Association, Ramapo College, New York University, and National Action Network, among other universities and organizations. She is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management, and brings over 20 years of professional experience to her trainings combining her work as a human resources professional and theatrical artist.