Lebanese actor, writer and director Rabih Mroué makes his US debut in the American premiere of Looking for a Missing Employee. In this solo performance, Mroué uses newspaper clippings to detail a disturbing case of a missing employee and the larger political and economic factors responsible for his disappearance. Based on true events, Looking for a Missing Employee combines found narrative with projection and live video feed. Mroué explores questions of presence, absence and documentation for individuals and society at large.
Rabih Mroué belongs to a tight-knit generation of artists that keeps Beirut at the forefront of the international artistic and cultural scene. He is the winner of the 2010 Spalding Gray Award.Looking for a Missing Employee performs as part of the COIL 2012 Festival.