SiouxSanna Ramirez-Cruz is a multidisciplinary artist and educator. She teaches theatre studies and theatre design & technology at Emerson College. SiouxSanna is a delegate for the legal education firm, 1791 Delegates, where she serves as theatre educator and curriculum designer for civic education projects, strategic planner for national education initiatives, and as a publicist.
Currently, she also serves as director of education for Broadway Experience creating curricula, educational resources, and year round workshops for youth using the conversations and themes found in Broadway national touring productions.
For over 25 years, SiouxSanna has built and led teams, and organizations in the arts, education, and communications.
Previously she served as director of Laura’s Center for the Arts and the Arts & Education Department of the South Shore YMCA.
As community relations coordinator for the Boch Center – Wang Center, formerly known as the Wang Center for the Performing Arts, SiouxSanna devised educational programming, events, and workshops in the arts for community-based organizations and teens. At the Publick Theatre, SiouxSanna served as director of education of the teen training intensive, The Young Company, and served as co-executive director of Riverside Theatre Works.
As theatre educator, SiouxSanna can be found in the public, private school systems, and in community-based organizations including; Alvin Ailey Dance Theater’s AileyCamp Boston, Boston Arts Academy, Chapel Hill Chauncy Hall School, the Fourth Presbyterian Church, Our Lady of Lourdes School. Saint Mary’s of the Hills School, Solomon Schechter Day School, and Westwood Recreation Department.
For the improvement of the health & well-being and mindfulness of individuals of all ages, identities, cultures, abilities, she has created and led workshops in the visual arts for active older adults, Cancer survivors, and with community organizations. SiouxSanna’s theatrical design work, directorial credits, and work as a producer includes residences at Bentley University, Emerson College, and Suffolk University. Currently, SiouxSanna is the vocalist for a 16 piece jazz orchestra, illustrator of several children’s books in progress, and a muralist at the Blackstone Elementary School in Boston.
SiouxSanna holds a Masters of Arts in Theatre Education: Theatre & Community and K-12 Educator, and a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Acting from Emerson College. SiouxSanna is currently completing a dual certificate in graphic design and illustration at Tufts University’s School of the Museum of Fine Arts.