Deniz Khateri

Deniz Khateri

DENIZ KHATERI (Marjan) is an actor, director, playwright, shadow puppetry artist, and
animator based in Boston and New York. Her works experiment with form, and focus on memory, grief, immigration, and the concept of home. Deniz has performed extensively
in Tehran, Boston, and New York, and her plays have been performed in several national and international festivals. Some of her Boston credits include Dark Room (Bridge Rep); The
Three Sisters
(Apollinaire Theatre); Kiss (Arts Emerson); Arabian Nights (Underground Railway Theatre and Nora Theatre). Deniz has designed and directed shows and shadow puppetry visuals for several contemporary classical composers and companies, including Guerilla Opera, Long Beach Opera, Chelsea Opera and New Gallery Concert Series. She holds an MA in Theatre from Hunter College of New York, and is recipient of the NYFA Award for her documentary animated web series Diasporan, which explores the daily struggles of immigrants. (she/her)


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