We are Identity Crisis Theater, a new global ensemble created by 3 Turkish American artists based in NYC. IdC will feature English translations of works from Turkey, Balkans, Middle East and the Mediterranean. We will create a platform for exploration, conversation, revelation and the celebration of our common humanity.

Identity Crisis (IdC), a global theater ensemble
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IdC’s launch party took place at The Brick Theater on Feb 6th , and gave a glimpse of how idC’s vison would be. Click here for photos.


TRIGGERMAN written by playwright Ebru Nihan Celkan investigates the dynamics at the heart of recruitment to xenophobic violence—how young men are groomed, and how women are silenced. Led by director Handan Ozbilgin, the project seeks to follow the lead of Rakel Dink, widow to murdered Turkish journalist Hrant Dink: “Without questioning the darkness that created murderers from those babies, there’s nothing to do, my brothers and sisters.”