Conference In the Same Room: Middle Eastern Women in Theater

By Invitation Only


Time 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location 19 Washington Square North, New York

This conference brings together distinguished theater makers and thinkers from the Middle East and North Africa with US theater artists of Middle-Eastern origin to explore how they might work together to build understanding and mutual support, and find possibilities for future collaboration. The two-day convening features panels, breakout sessions, readings, live performances and lively debate between actors and scholars, writers and designers, arts educators and directors from both sides of the world, including Dina Amin, Iman Aoun, Leila Buck, J.J. El Far, Zeyneb Farhat, Hanane Hajj Ali, Hanan Qassab Hassan, Lameece Isaaq, Awatif Naeem, Handan Ozbilgin, Heather Raffo and Torange Yeghiazarian.

Convened by

Catherine Coray Associate Arts Professor, NYU Tisch School of the Arts; Associated Faculty, NYUAD

Naila Al Atrash Visiting Professor, University of Connecticut

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