Omar Abusaada

Omar Abusaada is a theater director. Working as a playwright and director, he co-founded the group Studio Theatre in 2002 whose first show, Insomnia, premiered in 2004. Since 2007, Abusaada has been collaborating with Mohammad Al Attar. Interested in building a politically and socially conscious theater, his work brings together the Syrian dramatic tradition and new practices such as contemporary writing and documentary theater. He directed numerous performances, i.a. While I Was Waiting (2016), Antigone of Shatila (2014), Syria Trojan Women (2013), Intimacy (2013), Could You Please Look into the Camera? (2012), Look at the streets ... this is what hope looks like (2011), and El affich (2006). His works have been presented at various international festivals.