Alissa Klusky is a dramaturg, director, and community programmer based in the DC area. Currently the NNPN Producer-in-Residence at Theater Alliance, Alissa's work focuses on engaging with the whys of producing theater with and for local communities. No matter what multi-hyphenate role she is filling "advocating for joyous discoveries" is at the center of what she does as an artist. Past work includes: Dramaturgy Associate/Production Dramaturg for the 21-22 season at Olney Theater Center. Guest Artist at Kennedy Center Directing Intensive (2022). LMDA Conference Scholar (2022). Alissa has interned with Samuel French, Clubbed Thumb, and Ojai Playwrights Conference.