Gary English, artistic director The Freedom Theatre, Jenin

Gary English

Gary English, Founding Artistic Director of Connecticut Repertory Theatre and Distinguished Professor in Dramatic Arts at the University of Connecticut. More recently, he has been working as artistic director of The Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp in Palestine’s occupied West Bank.  Gary describes the development of The Freedom Theatre in the context of the region’s history and geography and explains the therapeutic role theater plays in helping a traumatized people to understand their individual, communal and national selves. He also talks about what is meant by “art as resistance.”

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