Sundance: A Global Platform for the World’s Storytellers
Panel Discussion
Sundance: A Global Platform for the World’s Storytellers 

Open to the Public


Time 06:30pm - 08:00pm

Location NYUAD Campus, Conference Center

This panel explores the Sundance Institute Theatre Program’s innovative playwright initiatives in East Africa, as well as its new and exciting association with Middle Eastern playwrights, dramaturges, and directors. The program’s international vision is to create open, reciprocal, and meaningful artist-to-artist and people-to-people exchanges across borders, politics, economics, and culture.


Deborah Asiimwe Playwright; Co-Director, Kampala Theater Festival

Philip Himberg Artistic Director, Sundance Institute Theater Program

Chrystèle Khodr Writer; Dramaturge; Actor

Moderated by

Catherine Coray Associate Arts Professor, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU; Theater Program Head, NYUAD

Hosted by

NYU Abu Dhabi Institute