Roberta Levitow is an American theatrical director, dramaturg and educator. Her NYC theatre credits include Etta Jenks, Each Day Dies with Sleep, Little Egypt, and Miriam's Flowers. She has also served on the faculty of several colleges and universities including UCLA and Bennington College. In 2003, Levitow was offered a Fulbright Specialist teaching residency at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. After returning home from her residency, Levitow dedicated herself completely to international theatre exchange. In 2004, she co-founded Theatre Without Borders, an online grassroots virtual community that connects theatre artists and organizations around the world. She has since taught on Fulbright Specialist grants at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, Makerere University in Uganda and The National University of Theatre & Cinematography in Bucharest, Romania.
During 15 years working as the Senior Program Associate-International with the Sundance Institute Theatre Program, Levitow co-created exchange programs with artists in East Africa and the Middle East North Africa. She has continued to support international exchange programs with artists from China, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Kenya, Pakistan, Palestine, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, amongst other countries. She is now the Consulting Producer with the Nairobi-based NBO Musical Theatre Initiative (www.nbomti.org.)