Noura Murad

Noura Murad, Actress, Choreographer, Founder and Artistic Director of Leish Troupe since its foundation in1999.

She graduated from the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts - Acting department Damascus, 1995, and then was delegated to France on a practical course dedicated to Physical Theater and its teaching methods whereby she joined parallel courses of Modern Dance and Choreography. In 1998 Noura received a training course on cultural management in Damascus, 2010 and in Beirut, 2016

She headed the Dance Department at the High Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus  for two years 2013-2015 and taught various subjects in the five departments of the institute until 2018, she also gave a lecture to Master Class students at the Teatro Space in Tunisia  2020

She was a member of the Recommendation Committee of the CEC ArtsLink International Fellowship Program for the year 2021, and a member of the jury of the Philadelphia Festival for University Theater in Jordan for two years 20062005,  and member of the organizing committee of the first Damascus Contemporary Dance Forum 2009

Since 2001, she has been supervising and organizing Physical Theater workshops in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Dubai. She has also participated in many conferences and Festivals in the region and abroad, the last of which was the Julidans Festival in Amsterdam 2010, and the Contemporary Dance Festival in Beirut 2016

As an actress, she has played many roles in theater, television, radio, and film productions.