Violet Cenedella

Violet graduated from Columbia University in 2022 and was previously an American Studies major with concentrations in Sociology and International Affairs at Vassar College. She spent Summer 2019 on the Burnam Fellowship putting on theater workshops and working with unaccompanied minor boys in Moria Refugee Camp on Lesvos, Greece, and worked with the Selective Bibliography in Summer 2020.

Finding Voice Through Theater: Forced Migration and Self-Expression

Keywords: belongingrefugee camptheater

Target audience: high school (grades 9-12)

This section highlights the uses of theater around the world to showcase the work of refugees past and present who successfully cross the distance between “us” and “them,” building mutual understanding through self-expression.