Anita W. Harris


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LA Theatrix

Anita W. Harris is a theatre reviewer for LA Theatrix, covering productions throughout the Los Angeles area and beyond, and Long Beach productions for the Long Beach Post. She was reviewer and journalist for the Signal Tribune from 2016 to 2022, covering local theatre, events and government in Long Beach and Signal Hill. She is also an educator, most recently teaching writing at UC Irvine from 2007 to 2023, and she has been managing editor for the literary theory journal SubStance since 2014.

Anita believes theatre is a creative space where words and stories become reality through being spoken, enacted, felt, and lived. She earned a Certificate in Arts Management from UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business in 2022 to broaden her understanding of the business of theatre. She is honored to have placed third in the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2023 journalism awards for theatre criticism and to be a member of the LA Drama Critics Circle. She can be reached at

Anita joined the LADCC in 2024.


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