Art2Action presents original performance works by artists of color, women and queer/trans-identified artists, as well as cultural organizing events.

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In 2017, Art2Action presented the R&R Festival: Recovery to Regeneration – the first national festival of performances by, for, about and with Veterans – in conjunction with the 4th National Summit on Arts & Health in the Military, co-hosted by Americans for the Arts and the University of South Florida.  Our on-going Veteran Arts Program includes the monthly Veterans Community Open Mic, featuring local & national guest artists, the 1st Sunday of every month at Tre Amici @ The Bunker.  Guest artists have included Linda Parris-Bailey, The War & Treaty, Maurice Decaul, Andresia “REAL” Moseley, Isaura Ramirez, and more!


2014-16, Art2Action presented THIS Bridge: Arab, Muslim & Middle Eastern Artists Series in collaboration with the University of South Florida.  Featured artists included Heather Raffo, Negin Farsad, Leila Buck, Bina Sharif, Cristal Truscott, Aya Tarek, Potri Ranka Manis, Aida Shahghasemi, and many more!  Visit the program page for  details, and visit THIS Bridge on VIMEO!

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2012-13 presenting included a development residency for The Carpetbag Theatre’s Speed Killed My Cousin, in partnership with the University of South Florida School of Theatre and Dance and Sacred Grounds Coffee House.


Andrea Assaf and Aida Shahghasemi perform in “Eleven Reflections on September” at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa, FL, 2011.

In 2011, in conjunction with the NPN Annual Meeting, Art2Action presented Eleven Reflections on September at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts;  and a pre-conference on the National Institute for Directing & Ensemble Creation, in collaboration with Pangea World Theater, at the University of South Florida, hosted by the School of Theatre and Dance.