Amal Omran

Amal Omran (*1967) is regarded one of the most accomplished actresses in the Arabic world. She graduated from The Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damaskus in 1989 and is highly demanded in theatre as well as TV and Film. She worked with Ariane Mnoushkine from 2004 to 2006, i.a. on the play „Gilgamish“. Furthermore did she work with Kuwaiti-English director Sulayman al Bassam and performed in “Richard III – an Arab Tragedy“(2007) and “The Speaker’s Progress“ (2011), which were presented at several renowned Arabic speaking and international festivals. She worked with English director Tim Supple in the project “One Thousand and One Nights “, which was presented at Edinburgh Festival a.o.. In 2014 her Monodrama “Hak“premiered at Kumbaraci 50 Theater in Istanbul. Her latest work includes “While I was waiting“by Mohammad Alattar, directed by Omar Abusaada. Since 2017 she is the artistic director of COLLECTIVE MA’LOUBA.


Photo: Rupert Seidl