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July 1, 2020
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Working in the arts can be a rewarding and fulfilling career. However, many NYUAD students and alumni find it hard to imagine what this career path looks like. During this webinar, you will hear our panel of alumni artists and professionals share their journeys post NYUAD into a creative career. What will you learn? This 60-minute virtual meeting will provide you with opportunities to hear stories of NYUAD alumni who have transitioned into a career in the arts. What were the lessons they learned in the process? What were the greatest challenges? How did they leverage their NYUAD experiences and network in the process? This interactive conversation will address these questions and more. Register at the link below. This event is for any student (current or graduating) or alumni. Wednesday, July 1 Abu Dhabi Time: 4:30 pm New York Time: 8:30 am Hosts: Adam A. Elsayigh (NYUAD '18) Adam A. Elsayigh is an Egyptian playwright, dramaturg, educator, and translator. Through his producing and creative practices, Adam interrogates issues of immigration, colonialism and the experience of queerness in the Middle East. Some of Adam's plays include Memorial, Jamestown/Williamsburg, and Drowning in Cairo. Adam is a co-founder of The Criminal Queerness Festival and a Fellow at the Laboratory for Global Performance & Politics in Georgetown University. Adam's work has been seen at IRT Theater, Dixon Place, Golden Thread Productions, and The NYU Abu Dhabi Arts Center. He holds a BA in Theater with an emphasis in Playwriting and Dramaturgy from NYU Abu Dhabi and is currently a Ph.D. student in Theater and Dramaturgy at CUNY's Graduate Center. Shamma Al Bastaki (NYUAD '18) Dina Saleh (NYUAD '18) Rita Akroush (NYUAD '17)


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LOCATION New York University Abu Dhabi - Saadiyat Marina District - Al Sa'DiyatSaadiyat Marina District - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates


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