Omar Escobar is a PhD Candidate at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, located within the Faculty of Humanities, with a project focused on Musical Theatre and Audience Engagement. He has previously worked in cultural management positions at university level and in the musical theatre field as a performer, director, producer, and dramaturgist.
His academic titles include a Master of Arts in Theatre and Performing Arts from the International University of La Rioja, Spain, a Master of Arts in Cultural Management and Cultural Policy from the University of Arts in Belgrade, Serbia and a Master of Arts in Development of International, Artistic, and Cultural Projects from the University Lumiere Lyon II, France. He completed a B.A. in Communication Science from Tec de Monterrey, Mexico and a Diploma in Musical Training from the Faculty of Music at the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon, Mexico.