Trained in theatre for years in Iran, influenced by Grotowski's method, Deniz Khateri has taken her career as a theater artist to a different level by moving to the US in 2013. As a playwright, her recent plays that have been workshopped and performed at universities include: "The Cellos' Dialogue" (The Boston Conservatory, University of Massachusetts Lowell),  "Fish Trees"( Harvard University, University of Massachusetts Boston), "The Apartment "( Boston University), Red Breasted Swallows in Blueberry Land (Northeastern University, MIT).

Deniz has been performing on stage in several theatre companies in the New England, and is also exploring her own style of theatre,  using music as a character in her plays.

She has performed as an actress, movement and Butoh artist, as well as shadow puppetry artist in the Boston area.


A theatre instructor of the Chelsea city hall youth program, Deniz also teaches workshops on theater, movement and shadow puppetry to adults.She is also a co-founder of Nutz Design, a graphic design company specifically for theatre and music performances.