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Asif Majid

Asif Majid is a scholar-artist-educator who researches, teaches, performs, and makes work at the intersection of performance and politics. Particularly, he does this in terms of devising, improvisation, and participatory theatre with marginalized communities. Asif is pursuing a practice-based PhD in Anthropology, Media, and Performance at The University of Manchester, earned an MA with distinction in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University, and graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and valedictorian from UMBC after completing a self-designed BA with honors in Interdisciplinary Studies (Global Peace Building and Conflict Management). He can be found online at

On Minority Artist Development Programs

On Minority Artist Development Programs

4 December 2017

Asif Majid addresses some of the flaws in minority development programs and suggests some tips for how to improve such programs.