Christine Baniewicz

Christine writes, composes, and leads applied theatre workshops around the world. She graduated with a Bachelor’s in Theatre Studies from Louisiana State University, and currently coordinates web communication and development for ImaginAction.

As a member of the ImaginAction team in Northern Ireland, Christine led creative writing workshops with the Pathways Alternative Education Program for youth in Belfast (click here for more information). She also writes for news blogs and print media; visit , This Week in Palestine , and The Rumpus to read her articles about creative resistance in Palestine.

Christine also gives Theatre of the Oppressed workshops for youth and the community organizations that serve them. She recently worked with the Freedom Theatre in Jenin, occupied Palestine to create forum theatre performances with the acting students there. Click here to follow her blog for written updates, photo and video.

Christine is currently living in Oakland, CA, teaching an after school youth enrichment course with Oakland Leaf and leading community theatre projects with LGBTQ youth in Pittsburg, CA through Empowerment‘s Safe Spaces program.


Photo by Todd Sanchioni


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