I spent two weeks in the wonderful views and peace of the Greek island Paros at Cycladic Arts residency.
I am happy to be joining the New Playwrights Group, supported by The Hanoch Levin Institute of Israeli Drama and the Municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo.
SALIM SALIM's first American production will open on April 20th at The University of New Hampshire.
STAY SAFE is chosen as a semi-finalist for Premiere Stages 2022 play festival.
My play AN EVENING ON RIVER STYX is awarded a development grant from Keren Yotzrim, for a new production to open in December 2022 in Tel Aviv.
On October 25th I will have a public reading of my play STAY SAFE at The 14th Street Y in Manhattan, with the support of City Artists Corps and LABA.
I am thrilled to be chosen to receive City Artists Corps Grant. This $5,000 award was created to activate and energize New York City’s artists and engage the public with art activities this summer and fall.
My play "An Evening on River Styx" won a development award from Mifal Hapayis Arts Council for the Culture and Arts. It will be produced next year in Tel Aviv.
I will be spending the month of May at MacDowell, working on my new play, "The Green Card Race".
My play SALIM SALIM won the Woodward International Playwriting Prize Competition! I am thrilled and honored that the play has been chosen out of more than 400 plays. It will receive a production at NH University next year.
Read more about it here: Cultural Stages: The Woodward International Drama and Dance Initiative.
Woodward International Playwriting Prize Competition
My play SALIM SALIM is a finalist for the Cultural Stages: Woodward Prize.
At the beginning of August, my son Hillel was born and brought an abundance of happiness, joy, love, and fatigue into my life.
Co-Residency exhibition opens, where I share a scene from my newest play.
June - July:
MacDowell Colony - (Postponed)
I was invited to spend the months of April and May at MacDowell working on a new play. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the fellowship was postponed to a later date.
Public Forum: Digital Duets
I had the pleasure of talking to Playwright Mona Mansour about writing and being a Middle Eastern artist in New York, as part of The Public Theater's Public Forum: Digital Duets. Watch our conversation here. And more fantastic talks here.
New York Foundation for the Arts - IAP Mentorship
I had the pleasure of working in the mentoring program with playwright Yilong Liu.
Stay Safe -
Reading at The Lark, part of the Middle Eastern American Writers Lab launch event.
Call Elsewhere -
Don't Worry About Me -
An Evening on River Styx -
"Tikkun into the Night" at the 14th Street Y.
The Orchard Project, NYC Greenhouse -
I am a fellow of the two-year program of NYC Greenhouse. In June, we spent two wonderful weeks in Saratoga Springs, developing new work.
Call Elsewhere -
Live performance at Chashama, part of Multiversant and developed with the support of New York Foundation for the Arts.