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Theodora Skipitares

Visiting Professor


Awards include grants from the NEA, NYFA, UNIMA, and the Guggenheim, Fulbright, and Rockefeller Foundations, among others; twice, The New York Times has named her plays among the 10 best of the year; her production Iphigenia won two New York Innovative Theater Awards; has created performances in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Korea, and travels frequently to India to develop new projects; has taught workshops to diverse populations with Hospital Audiences, Inc. and has developed classes and performances at Rikers Island prison; projects include teaching performance workshops in India as a Fulbright Scholar and developing a site-specific permanent installation at Gibb Mansion, a housing facility for homeless and chronically ill community residents, managed by Pratt Area Community Council.

B.S., University of California, Berkeley; M.F.A., New York University.