Olivier Kemeid's Version of Latin Epic the Aeneid

The NYU Abu Dhabi Theater Program and The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi proudly present a bold new theatrical adaptation of The Aeneid, the annual mainstage student production transforms the epic Latin poem for the stage.

The Illusive Whole Theater Moment

In theater there are rare moments when something electric happens, so that people in the audience are suddenly fully engaged — "visually, aurally, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually," as Rubén Polendo puts it. Those "whole theater" moments, as he calls them, are the goals that inspire his work.

NYUAD Students Perform The Odyssey

The Odyssey, one of Homer's best-known epics, tells the story of the Greek warrior Odysseus, who is returning home to his family after battling in the Trojan War.

Theater Mitu Performs A Dream Play

“The most powerful thing Rubén transmits, is that he eliminates this fear of the impossible,” remarks NYU Abu Dhabi student Gabriel Burgazzi Rodriguez.