Faculty

  • Awam Amkpa, Program Head, Film and New Media, Associate Professor of Drama, Social and Cultural Analysis Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: aa67@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Obafemi Awolowo University (Ile-Ife); MA Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria); PhD Bristol University

    Research Interests: modernisms in theater, postcolonial theater, Black Atlantic films

  • Aikaterini Arfara, Assistant Professor of Theater, Performance Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: aa7716@nyu.edu
    Education: BA Athens University; MA Athens University; PhD Paris I – Panthéon/Sorbonne University

    Research Interests: public works; socially engaged art; installation; post-documentary theaters

  • Sebastián Calderón Bentin, Assistant Professor of Drama Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: ssc7@nyu.edu
    Education: BFA New York University; MA New York University; PhD Stanford University

    Research Interests: Theater and performance, cultural studies, Latin American performance

  • Aysan Celik, Assistant Arts Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: akc256@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, University of California, Los Angeles; Professional Certificate, American Repertory Theater Inst...

    Research Interests: Shakespeare, devised work, documentary theater, comedy, classical texts, dance-theater, cross-gender...

  • Abhishek Majumdar, Associate Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: abhishek.majumdar@nyu.edu
    Education: Bsc Delhi University, MBA National Institute of Technology Tiruchirapalli, two-year Lecoq based Thea...

  • Joanna Settle, Associate Arts Professor of Theater Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: js10084@nyu.edu

  • Tomi Tsunoda, Program Head, Theater; Assistant Professor of Practice of Theater Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: tomi.tsunoda@nyu.edu
    Education: BFA Drama, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

    Research Interests: directing, devising, new work development, live composition, design, music composition, facilitation...

  • Robert H Vorlicky, Affiliate faculty Associate Professor of Drama Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: rhv1@nyu.edu
    Education: BA, Ohio State University; MA, PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Research Interests: African and African American drama and performance; US Theatre and Theory, Colonial to Contemporary;...

  • Edward Ziter, Associate Professor of Drama Affiliation: NYU New York
    Email: ebz1@nyu.edu
    Education: MA Brown University, PhD University of California, Santa Barbara

    Research Interests: 19th century British theater, contemporary Arab theater