Faculty

  • 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

  • Aysan Celik, Associate Arts Professor of Theater 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, Program Head, Theater; Visiting Associate Professor of Practice of Theater 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 Dean, Faculty Affairs and Social Impact; Arts Professor of Theater Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: js10084@nyu.edu

  • Laila Soliman, Visiting Associate Arts Professor of Theater, Artist in Residence Affiliation: Visiting
    Email: ls6196@nyu.edu
    Education: BA American University in Cairo, MA Dasarts

    Research Interests: Socio-Political Theater; Post-Dramatic; Documentary Theater; Multi-disciplinary Contemporary Theater...

  • Wole Soyinka, Arts Professor of Theater Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ws2402@nyu.edu
    Education: BA English Literature, Leeds University; Honorary Doctorate of Letters, University of Cambridge

    Research Interests: Comparative Theatre Formation Across Cultures

  • Robert H Vorlicky, Visiting Professor of Theater 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;...