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Manus

Director and Researcher: Nazanin Sahamizadehh / Verbatim Theatre Group Playwright: Leila Hekmatnia, Keyvan Sarreshteh Actors: Ebrahim Azizi, Ehsan Bayatfar, Ali Pouya Ghasemi, Hana Kamkar, Hamid Reza Mohammadi, Nasrin Nakisa, Nazanin Sahamizadeh and Misagh Zare Plot Summary: Manus as the first ever Iranian show programmed for Adelaide main festival, is a Verbatim play of eight forgotten Iranian refugees who …

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Keyvan Sarreshteh

Keyvan is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Tehran. He graduated from B.A of Puppet Theater from the University of Tehran and since then he has worked as a writer, performer, director, researcher, translator, and lecturer. His focus is on Memory, Space and Location and correlation between these three as well as interpersonal relations and political …

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Ali Asghar Dashti

Ali Asghar Dashti is a Tehran-based director and dramaturge. He is the artistic director and founder of the Don Quixote theater group and has directed more than twenty performances, both in theatre and performance arts, since 1997. He was the assistant artistic director of the 36th International Fadjr theater festival and the curator and director …

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Micro-Leev

  Microleev is a collaborative project/festival between Leev Theater Group and the NH theatre agency. It The two companies joined forces to organize the festival after the first successful edition by Leev Theater Group (2012). The festival changed the common structure of a festival and resulted in a fusion structure of season repertoire and intense …

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Ast(Is)

Director and playwright: Parnia Shams Dramaturg: Shahab Rahmani Performers: Parvaneh Zabeh, Yasaman Rasouli, Negar Raoofi, Shadi Safshekan, Mahtab Karimi, Sadaf Maleki, Mahoor Mirzanezhad Plot Summary: Mahoor, a 16 years old girl had immigrated from Rasht city to Tehran and in the middle of the semester, she enters a non-governmental school. She gets into a close …

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Sublimation

About the Show: The story is about a person who is looking for something inside the human body. In his search, the story is built upon the character’s confrontation with his surroundings and the changes he made. His actions are based on a combination of different myths from different cultures about the world after death. …

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I put a spell on you

About the show: I PUT A SPELL ON YOU is a performance by Iranian choreographer Ehsan Hemat about externally inflicted inhibitions, which is juxtaposing the notions of private self versus a totalitarian authority. Three individuals are locked up in a space where the presence of the supreme observer is inescapable. Their fragile bodies have lost …

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Simin and Farzan

MaaHee Theatre Group Director and playwright: Fahimeh Abedini (based on Alexander Pushkin’s Russlan and Lyudmila) Plot This is a love story between a princess and a knight; Simin & Farzan. It’s their wedding night when in an unexpected event Simin gets kidnapped. Farzan begins a journey, he meets new people, passes different obstacles and overcomes …

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Apart-ment

About the Show Apart-ment is the story of a boy and the different apartments he has lived in. The boy is the performer, the director and the writer of the play and the play is the story of his life. Apart-ment is an attempt to show a life, as it was lived, in different apartments, …

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