Daphnie Sicre holds a B.A. in Journalism, History & Theatre from Lehigh University; an M.A. in The Teaching of Social Studies from Teachers College, Columbia University; and an M.A. in Educational Theatre from New York University. She is working as a full time Speech, Commnication, and Theatre professor at Borough of Manhattan Community College. Prior to her appointment as full-time Instructor, she taught at BMCC as an adjunct for three years. She also taught various theatre and education courses at Manhattan Marymount College and New York University. Formerly a Swortzell Scholar, she is now Ph.D. candidate and finishing her doctorate in Educational Theatre at NYU. She was also a teaching artist for George St. Playhouse, MileSquare Theatre, and NJPAC.
When she is not teaching, you can find her directing plays in NY/NJ, devising new work and conducting various workshops on Theatre for Social Change. She recently directed Shower Me at Columbia University and PLAY/DATE for the Blind Spot Collective. In addition to her doctoral work, Daphnie has directed over 25 productions with high school teenagers in Miami, Florida. 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 communication, sociology and drama. While at NYU, she plans to focus her doctoral research on AfroLatino theatre and performance.