Artist Bio

Sivan Battat

(Bio as of February 2023)

Sivan Battat (Director) is a theater director and community organizer who has developed work with companies including Roundabout, NYTW, Drama League, Atlantic, Ars Nova, National Queer Theatre, New Georges, New York Stage & Film, Cape Cod Theatre Project, MCC and more. New York credits include Who the Fuck is Ahmed (Lincoln Performing Arts Centre); She He Me (National Queer Theater); Baba Karam & McArabia (Atlantic Middle Eastern Mixfest); Pie Shop Play (Corkscrew Theater Festival) and East o’, West o’!, (ANTFest, Ars Nova). Assistant directing credits include Trouble in Mind on Broadway. Regional credits include Heroes of the Fourth Turning (Studio Theatre); Edessa of Baghdad (B-Street Theatre); His Majesty, Herself (Adventure Theatre MTC); The Night Traveller (Cutting Ball Theater); Close to Home (Uprising Theatre) and Coexistence My Ass (Harvard University/Tour). They are the associate artistic director of Noor Theatre, and an alum of the Roundabout Directing Fellowship, the Musical Directing Fellowship with the Drama League and Theatre Communications Group’s Rising Leaders of Color.