Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre offers public lectures on their innovative methods developed to create art across physical and political barriers. These multi-media presentations include footage of the creative process, clips and images of source material and performances, and conversation with the artists, featuring artists from abroad via video conference. Discussions cover topics ranging from dance, theater, music, production, and new media, to Middle East and international studies.
To date YSDT has given lectures at: University of Virginia, Columbia University Center for Palestine Studies, Fordham University (Lincoln Center and Rose Hill), Tanzkongress (Hanover, Germany), Drew University, and Dance Research Forum Ireland at New York University.