Waël Ali

The Syrian author and director Wael Ali was born in 1979 and is now one of the most renowned Syrian directors of the younger generation. In 2004 he graduated from the Higher Institute of Performing Arts in Damascus. He continued his studies in France, where he completed a Master in Performing Arts at the Université Lumière Lyon. His production “I do not remember it anymore” in 2014 was shown at the Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin; at the Toneelhuis, Antwerp and in the Festival Journées Thétrales de Carthage, Tunisia, a.o.. The text of “I do not remember it anymore” was translated into Dutch and published by Bebuquin / Moussem. Since 2016, Waël Ali has been working with the theater artist Chrystèle Khodr. Together, the project “Temporary Title” was created in 2017 and “Under a Low Sky” in 2018, as a European co-production of nine European festivals (Les Banks Publics, Marseille / Palais des Beaux Arts, Bozar, Brussels / Shubbak, London / Dancing on the Edge , Amsterdam / Napoli Festival of Theater, Naples / Kunstfest Weimar, a.o.).