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Samah Ahmed Ikram

Samah Ahmed Ikram

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

“How are you feeling?” is a question that most therapists ask their patients, but Steinhardt graduate student Samah Ikram did not ask me that. Instead, she asked my sister. More specifically, she asked me while I played the role of my sister. Ikram's soothing voice and kind eyes eased my doubts about...

Performing Power And Privilege

Performing Power And Privilege

By Michael Landes, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

The NYU Drama Therapy program tackled privilege of all sorts with avant-garde flair and talented precision in its presentation of three short plays by its master's candidates last week.

Performance becomes therapy

Performance becomes therapy

By Dhriti Tandon, Staff Writer

February 12, 2015


Filed under Features

From Feb. 5-8, a collection of three one-act plays called "Sex as Performance" played at Pless Hall. By combining drama therapy, the event explored the implications of rape and sex in society.