Daphnie Sicre (Adjunct) holds a B.A. in Journalism, History & Theatre from Lehigh University, M.A. in The Teaching of Social Studies from Teachers College, Columbia University, and an M.A. in Educational Theatre from New York University. Currently, she is a Swortzell Scholar and Ph.D. student in Educational Theatre at New York University.
For the past year, she has taught Theatre for Young Audiences I & II, conducted various workshops on Theatre for Social Change, served as the dramaturg for The Class Project, assistant directed Kindertransport, created curricular resource guides for the department, and presented her research on Shakespeare in Spanish at various conferences. Recently, she traveled to Australia to attend the ASSITEJ World Conference to represent NYU. She also directed NuYork Pastorela at El Museo del Barrio in Spanish Harlem and was awarded an ~ISM grant to write and direct her own AfroLatino choreopoem performance piece.
In addition to her doctoral work, Daphnie has also directed over 30 productions with high school teenagers in Miami, Florida and represented the state of Florida at the South Eastern Theatre Conference with her former students. She also directed the first full Spanish speaking production of Romeo y Julieta for Shakespeare in the Park Miami. Raised in Madrid, Spain but born in Guayaquil, Ecuador to Peruvian and Spanish parents, Daphnie shares a deep passion for discovering multiple Latino and African American perspectives in drama. While at NYU, she plans to focus her doctoral research on AfroLatino theatre and performance.