(Playwright)

 

is a writer, performer and intercultural educator-facilitator who has lived and worked in 22 countries and across the U.S.  Writer/Performer:  Hkeelee (Talk to Me) - Mosaic Theater at Arena Stage; Culture Project – WCS; El Teatro – Tunis; Theatre Gemmayze - Beirut); In the Crossing (Public Theater New Work Now!; Culture Project –WCS); Hanan’s story (UN, NY/Geneva); Actor: Off-Broadway: Aftermath (New York Theatre Workshop/Tour -Drama League nomination); Regional: Scorched (Wilma Theater-Barrymore Award). Publication/Press:  Innovation in Five Acts; Etching Our Own Image: Voices from the Arab American Art Movement; Four Arab-American Plays.  Member: EWG- Public Theater; Usual Suspect – NYTW.  Adjunct faculty: Participatory Performance and Civic Engagement–NYU.   www.leilabuck.com