Daphnie Sicre

Assistant Professor, Deputy Chair, and Speech Coordinator
Speech, Communications, and Theatre Arts

Email: dsicre@bmcc.cuny.edu

Office: S628L

Office Hours: Fall '18 M 5-7/W 5:30-7:30/Th 2:30-4:30

Phone: 8090

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Dr. Daphnie Sicre is an assistant professor in the Speech, Communications and Theatre Arts Department at Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY, where she teaches courses in theatre, social justice, and advanced public speaking. More specifically, she has taught Public Speaking, Adv. Public Speaking for Social Change, Intro to Theatre, Solo Performance, and Latin American Theatre and Performance. She also teaches Latinx Theatre and Arts and Social Justice at Marymount Manhattan College. Focusing on Afro-Latinx performance, she completed her Ph.D. at New York University in Educational Theatre in 2017. Before that, she received her M.A. in Educational Theatre also from NYU, an M.A. in The Teaching of Social Studies from Columbia University, and holds a B.A. in Journalism, History & Theatre from Lehigh University. She recently directed BMCC's Mainstage 14 by Jose Casas, focusing on immigration and social change. Her New York City directing credits include various adv. playwriting productions at Marymount Manhattan College, Shower Me at the FringeNYC and Stranger for Stage Black, where she won the Best Director award. Additional: the AUDELCO nominated Not About Eve, the workshop production of PLAY/DATE, Wombanhood, NYC Premier of Collateral Bodies, and NuYork Pastorela. She also directed, Romeo y Julieta, the first ever Spanish Speaking production of Shakespeare in the Park in Miami, FL. For over ten years, she directed over 20+ productions (such as Living On, Death of Black Jesus, The Face of Emmett Till, Milestones of Blackness, A Woman Called Truth, and Gods Trombone) with high school students. Recent dramaturg credits include the BMCC production of The Future Freaks Me Out as well as, Dying is An Art (365 Women Project), Stanger (StageBlack), Shower Me (Columbia University & FringeNYC), The Strawberry Project (Yang Tze Repertoire Theatre of America), Whombanhood (Rachel Brill/NYC), Alice: The Looking Glass Girl (NYU), Not About Eve (Bratta Productions), Dirty Dealing (New World). Raised in Madrid, Spain, but born in Guayaquil, Ecuador to Peruvian and Spanish parents, she shares a deep passion for discovering multiple Latinx and African-American perspectives in theatre.

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Theatre (Acting, Voice, Movement, History), Speech, Social Justice Issues, Racism Theory/Critical "Race" Theory, Race & Ethnicity, Latino/Latin American Studies: Immigration, Cultural Identity, Socio-economic Status, Cultural Diversity, Cross-Cultural Communication & International Education, Communication Studies, Bilingual Education, Arts in Education

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