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Podcast 58
Changing the World one laugh at a time
Sabine Choucair

Sabine Choucair is a Lebanese humanitarian clown and performer. The first female clown to receive the “Premio Clown Nel Cuore” award in Italy. With qualifications in performing arts from London and social therapy from New York, she has been working with different communities around the world.

She co-founded Clown Me In in Lebanon and Mexico, a group using the art of clowning to fight social injustice. She is a member of Clowns Without Borders USA spreading joy and laughter among disadvantaged communities. She’s the artistic director of the International Institute for Very Very Serious Studies a performance training program in Beirut focusing on social street theatre as well as the Caravan street theatre productions that take refugee and human rights stories to more than 100 communities in Lebanon and Tunisia and Europe.

Sabine was among the 40 cultural leaders chosen to share their work at the World Economic Forum in Jan17.

Her theatre and therapy projects led her to work in Lebanon, The UK, The US, Brazil, Mexico, India, Canada, Cyprus, Tunisia, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Cameroon, Morocco, Jordan and Dubai.