Stepping Forward: Performance Research and Practice, Here


WHEN February 16-19, 2023
9 AM - 5 PM WHERE NYUAD Campus WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute By Invitation Interested scholars please contact

This conference brings together artists, curators, academics, and practitioners to consider critical questions around performance practice across the MENASA region. The symposium features a public program of talks, panel discussions, workshops, and performances that unpack, extend, and liberate contemporary performance practice towards frameworks that better serve our contexts and concerns. This program is conceived, produced, and presented collaboratively by 421, Alserkal Arts Foundation and Arts and Humanities at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Convened by
  • Mays Albaik, Program Manager, Warehouse421
  • Joanna Settle, Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs and Social Impact; Arts Professor of Theater, NYUAD
  • Nada Raza, Director, Alserkal Arts Foundation

In Collaboration with

Alserkal Arts Foundation

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