May Thet Zaw
New Yangon Theatre Institute
Theatre Artist, Social Activist, Outreach Worker

MAY THET ZAW is a theatre artist, social activist, and outreach worker from Yangon, Myanmar. Her present job in media development with the experiences she has had working with international theatre artists during the last 11 years of her life has expanded her sociopolitical awareness, deepened her understanding of interpersonal and international politics, and ignited the artistic and activist inspirations that have led her to initiate and conduct social outreach workshops in which she uses theatre as a tool for building community among people who suffer from civil violence and conflict.