Lara Matossian-Roberts is actively involved with the performing arts in Dubai. She is on the committee of Dubai Drama Group, has written and directed for the stage, and is a part of their shows in some capacity or other.
For the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, Lara trains students to write and perform their poetry at the Fringe. She also facilitates workshops for writing play scripts that students then direct and perform. Lara programs the Fringe shows for adults and moderates author panels.
Lara is a mime artist and actor. She recently featured in two award-winning films out of six shortlisted for ImageNation’s Arab Film Studio. She has also performed at and co-organized TEDxWinchesterTeachers and is currently Lead Coordinator for the Dubai Science Festival, 26 February-1 March 2014.