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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 completed 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 and Phi Beta Kappa from UMBC with a self-designed BA with honors in Interdisciplinary Studies. Performance and making credits include work with The Stoop (US), the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (US), Convergence Theatre (US), Royal Exchange Theatre (UK), Unity Theatre (UK), and Action Transport Theatre (UK).He can be found online at www.asifmajid.com.

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Performance Despite the Pandemic
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Performance Despite the Pandemic

Continuing to Create at the Intersection of Coronavirus, Crisis, and Care

9 April 2020

Theatremaker Asif Majid talks about adapting his show, Snapshots, for a digital space after COVID-19 shut down theatres across the country.

On Minority Artist Development Programs
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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.