Sasha Anawalt

Expert in arts, culture and entertainment

Director, Arts Journalism Programs, USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program, NEA Arts Journalism Institute in Theater and Musical Theater


USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism


  • arts and culture
  • entertainment
  • dance

Additional Information

  • Founded USC Annenberg School master’s degree program in Specialized Journalism (The Arts)
  • Co-directed and produced first virtual National Summit on Arts Journalism, streamed live from USC Annenberg School in October 2009
  • Author, The Joffrey Ballet: Robert Joffrey and the Making of an American Dance Company (Scribner, 1996)
  • Faculty fellow, Center for Communication Leadership and Policy
  • Board member: Los Angeles Stage Alliance, Magic Poetry Bus
  • Advisory board member: Art Sanctuary, Jacaranda, Norman Lear Center’s Popular Music Project


  • Engine 28: Popping up a newsroom
  • Engine 28: Popping up a newsroom

    Sasha Anawalth discusses "The Nutcracker"