Artist Bio

Jamil Khoury

(Bio as of March 2023)

Jamil Khoury is the Founding Co-Executive Artistic Director of Silk Road Rising, an art-making and arts service organization that shapes conversations about Pan-Asian, North African, and Muslim Americans. A theatre producer, playwright, essayist, and filmmaker, Jamil’s work focuses on Arab World themes and questions of Diaspora. He is particularly interested in the intersections of culture, national identity, religion, and belonging.