Aniko Szucs

Instructor

Aniko Szucs is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Drama Department of Tisch School of the Arts, New York University and at the Departments of English and Communication and Theatre Arts at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. She defended her dissertation “Entrapped in the Archive: State Security Documents Recontextualized in the Hungarian Art World” under the advisement of Diana Taylor in December 2015. Before her academic career, Aniko was the resident dramaturg of the Vígszínház (Comedy Theatre) in Budapest between 2000 and 2005. Furthermore, she has also worked as a dramaturg/translator at the National Theatre of Budapest, at Portland Center Stage, OR, and at the Arena Stage in D.C. In 2009, she co-curated as the exhibition “Revolutionary Voices: Performing Arts in Central & Eastern Europe in the 1980s” at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Lincoln Center.

Education

New York University, Performance Studies, M.A., Ph.D.

University of Theatre and Film Arts, Theatre Studies and Dramaturgy M.A. (Equivalent of M.F.A.)

ELTE University Budapest, English, Hungarian and Communication B.A., M.A.