Samara Gaev

Founder and Artistic Director | Truthworker Theatre Company

Samara Gaev

Samara Gaev, founder and Artistic Director of Truthworker Theatre Company, is a New York based but widely traveled (nationally and internationally) activist, educator, theater director and performer with 16 years’ experience using performance for cross-cultural healing and social change, including working with formerly incarcerated, gang affiliated and pregnant youth. Samara has studied with choreographic luminaries, including Bill T. Jones, Garth Fagan and Urban Bush Women; been an artist-in-residence and/or teaching artist at prestigious venues; served as an anti-oppression trainer for severak major institutions; and lectured and performed widely, including at the UN, Yale and NYU. 

Panel Presentations:

The Key Role of Socially Engaged Art in Transforming Society 

May 13th | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm

Truthworker Theatre Company: Artists as Activists and Healers

May 13th | 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Community of Mentors with Samara Gaev

May 15th | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm

Truthworker Theatre Company Presents: RE:FRAMED / FOR:GIVEN / RE:MEMBERED

May 14th | 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Bioneers 2019 Conference - Seeding the Field: Growing Transformative Movements
Bioneers 2022 Conference - A Window Through
Bioneers 2022 Conference - A Window Through