education

Université Paris VIII.  Saint-Denis, France. 2016-2018. (ongoing).

Masters in Theatre. 

Pratt Institute.  Brooklyn, NY. 2011.

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Drawing Major.



experience

2017

French Institute of Tangier Art residency. Tangier, Morocco.

Le Jardin d'Alice Art residency.  Montreul, France


2016

Rubayat El Nil Director. Cairo, Egypt


2015

AlQomrah Project Manager. Cairo, Egypt.

Festival des Jeunes Créateurs Festival Participant, French Institute. Cairo, Egypt.

The Artist as Provocateur: Pioneering Performance at Pratt Institute Exhibition participant. Brooklyn, USA.

Diwan: A Forum for the Arts Panelist, Arab American Museum. Detroit, USA.


2014

Over View Curating a selection of Egyptian video projects for traveling video project. Cairo, Egypt.

artellewa Project and fundraising manager. Cairo, Egypt.


2013  

The workshop Estudio Visiting artist and workshop leader. Guadalajara, Mexico.

Museo de Arte de Zapopan Lecturer “The History of Radical Puppetry”. Guadalajara, Mexico.

AKOS Artist-in-residence. Yerevan, Armenia.

Elgarida Elhaya Director. Cairo, Egypt.

Institut International de la Marionnette Research residency. Charleville, France.

Supermarket Art Fair Exhibitor. Stockholm, Sweden.


2012    

Circus Amok  Assistant Director / roustabout. New York, NY.

Greenpoint Pre-Apocalyptic Theatre Festival. Co-founder. Brooklyn, NY.

artellewa Artist-in-residence. Cairo, Egypt. 

The Dymaxion Theatre.  Performance. Black Mtn College Museum and Arts Center. Asheville, NC. 

Isis and Osiris. Shadow Puppetry Performance. Collaboration with Hany Hommos.  Brooklyn, NY. 


2011  

Bread and Puppet  Apprenticeship. Vermont, USA.

Holton Rower.  Studio Assistant.New York, NY.

The Golden Racket. Assistant Director. New York, NY.

BFA Thesis Show.  Pratt. Institute. Brooklyn, NY. 

Lysistrata directed by Theodora Skipatares.  La Mama.  Puppeteer.  New York, NY.


2010  

The Poetry Club Art Space  Co-founder and curator. Brooklyn, NY.



press/links

BBC Arabic

Al Jarida

Al Hayat

El Watan

NY Times Local

Thalo




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