Roberta Levitow

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Roberta Levitow


A co-founder and director of Theatre Without Borders, co-creator of the Acting Together Project, and the former-Senior Program Associate-International with the Sundance Institute Theatre Program in East Africa and the Middle East North Africa, Roberta Levitow has been traveling many parts of the world to promote international exchange and peacebuilding through the arts.

Featured in the Acting Together Documentary and the author of the preface to the anthology “Acting Together: Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict: Volume I: Resistance and Reconciliation in Regions of Violence, she has shared information about the Acting Together on the World Stage initiative in various contexts, including during her Fulbright Specialist residences at Chinese University of Hong; the National University of Theatre & Cinematography Bucharest, Romania; Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda; and Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. Levitow attended screenings of the Acting Together documentary and interacted with audiences, at the Odyssey Theatre, C.A.F.E. Practices, and Occidental College in Los Angeles, CA and at the Santa Fe Arts Institute in New Mexico. Theatre Without Borders is a Partner Organization with the International Theatre Institute/UNESCO now based in Shanghai, China.

She currently serves on The Think Tank for the Georgetown University Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics.

Interviews, News and Articles:

 Theatre In the Age of Climate Change” class=

“Theatre In the Age of Climate Change” Convening, Miami, sponsored by Invoking the Pause & Howlround, June 2019
Co-organizers Chantal Bilodeau, The Arctic Cycle; Elizabeth Doud, Fundarte; Roberta Levitow, Theatre Without Borders

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Sundance Institute East Africa Lab, Zanzibar, Tanzania, November 2013
w/ participants from Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Belgium, Lebanon and the U.S.

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ACTING TOGETHER ON THE WORLD STAGE: THEATRE and PEACEBUILDING in CONFLICT ZONES conference, La MaMa, NYC, September 2010
Theatre Without Borders co-organizers David Diamond, Catherine Filloux, Daniel Banks and Roberta Levitow