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Catherine FillouxCatherine Filloux is an award-winning playwright who has been writing about human rights and social justice for the past twenty years. Her plays have been produced in New York and around the world in various languages including Khmer.

Filloux is the author of two music theater pieces, Where Elephants Weep produced in Phnom Penh (Composer Him Sophy), and The Floating Box produced in New York (Composer Jason Kao Hwang). Her plays are published by Playscripts, Inc., and her anthology Silence of God and Other Plays is published by Seagull Books, London Limited.

Filloux has received awards from the O'Neill, Kennedy Center, Omni Center for Peace and New Dramatists, and most recently the Voice Award for Artistic Works from Voices of Women. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Dramatic Writing from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and her French baccalaureate with honors in Toulon, France. Filloux has served extensively as a speaker for playwriting and human rights organizations around the world, and is a co-founder of Theatre Without Borders, a volunteer organization engaged in international theater exchange.

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Read updates from 2012 about Catherine from the one-year anniversary of "Acting Together on the World Stage"