Agnes D. Herdiasti was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, on February 15. She earned her bachelor degree in English Language Education from Sanata Dharma University, with thesis Gender-related Violence in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire. Her M.A. in Theatre and Film was earned from the University of Kansas, USA, in 2007, after completing a thesis entitled Representation of Marriage in Selected Harold Pinter Plays.
Dramaturgy and play directing were her areas of specialization in theatre. She directed, among others, Us and Them (David Campton), A Lie of The Mind (Sam Shepard), Silence and Ashes to Ashes (Harold Pinter).
She also taught several subjects in the English Language Study Program at Sanata Dharma University from 2000 to 2008. Those subjects were, among others, Play Performance, Drama, Cross-cultural Understanding, Writing, and Reading. In 2003, she received a Fulbright grant in Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship and went to the University of Hawai’i at Manoa to teach Bahasa Indonesia for 10 months.
Agnes currently lives in Bali, Indonesia, enjoying working in hospitality industry as a Communications & PR Manager at a hotel corporate. Her current passion includes social media and company blogging. You can read her contributions in Sun Island Bali Hotels blog and she contributes to the content of Sun Island Bali website. She wishes to return to teaching one day.
Need a press release or ghost writer? Contact her! She will be happy to teach you Bahasa Indonesia and Yogyakarta culture, if you want. 🙂
Public relations Copywriting
Creative social media / social media campaigns
Mobile social media marketing
Press releases Blogging Media relations
Advertising Property pre-opening
Website content development TripAdvisor
Bahasa Indonesia for foreigners
English – Indonesian / Indonesian – English translations