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Abdiel Vivancos is an American actor, writer, and educator, based in New York City. He has performed most notably as Perchik the revolutionary in Goodspeed Opera House’s 50th Anniversary Production of Fiddler on the Roof and famed philosopher Baruch Spinoza in New Jerusalem at GableStage. As a Mindfulness Educator, he has worked with the New York City Department of Education & Health as a Peace Specialist teaching meditation in public schools and facilitates workshops, group practices, individual coaching, talks, intensives, and consulting for educational institutions, performing artists, healing centered engagements, and more. He is the founder of Silent Sound Meditation (SSM) and Yoga in Strawberry Fields (YogaSBF). Through his work in the performing arts, education system, and nonprofit organizations, Abdiel is dedicated to unifying communities with storytelling, mindfulness, and meditation.

 
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~ About AV ~

 

      Abdiel Vivancos is an American actor, writer, and educator. Born in Miami, Vivancos began his arts education in public art magnet schools, studying Drama from childhood through adolescence. He trained as an actor at New World School of the Arts and French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts before graduating with honors from Carnegie Mellon University's Drama program as an Andrew Carnegie scholar, where he also began his study of mindfulness and textual analysis.

      Vivancos is based in New York City and has performed in new plays, new musicals, short films, web series, cabarets, and performance art. He has most notably portrayed Perchik the revolutionary in Goodspeed Opera House’s 50th Anniversary Production of Fiddler on the Roof and famed philosopher Baruch Spinoza in New Jerusalem at GableStage. In his 20 years of performance, arts education, and devoted apprenticeship to exceptional educators, Vivancos strengthened his passion for artistic collaboration, social diversity, and community building. He has been a proud member of Actors' Equity since 2011.

      Furthering his mindfulness work, he has trained and taught as a meditation and yoga teacher, working with the NYC Department of Education & Health as a Peace & Culture Specialist to bring such programs to public schools. As a Mindfulness Educator, Vivancos leads workshops, group practices, individual coaching, talks, intensives, and consulting for educational institutions, performing artists, corporate wellness programs, healing centered engagements, and more.

      Vivancos is the founder of Silent Sound Meditation, a mindfulness technique for all ages, and Yoga in Strawberry Fields, a community practice in the heart of New York City’s Central Park. With reverence for his education, he has returned to his middle school, high school, and alma mater to share mindful practices. Vivancos provides accessible, contemporary, and distinct language to inspire conversation, innovation, and healing with some of the most integral topics of our age, such as self-care, peace, and consciousness.

      Through his work in the performing arts, education system, and nonprofit organizations, Vivancos is dedicated to unifying communities with storytelling, mindfulness, and meditation. He is currently developing a new rock musical inspired by recent events, facilitating mindfulness workshops, and searching for the next great story to tell!

 
 
 

 

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