Kholoud Nasser is an actress, mime, puppeteer, scene designer and director from Beirut, Lebanon. She graduated with a diploma in acting from the Lebanese University, Institute of Fine Arts/ Theatre Department, Beirut and obtained her Masters degree in Theatre Research at Saint-Joseph University, IESAV , Beirut . She also studied Scenography as a free student at La Cambre – Ecole Nationale Supérieure Des Arts Visuels, Brussels.
Prominent theatre directors she has worked with: Siham Nasser, Ben Harrison (in Ireland & Scotland), Camille Brunel, Eric Deniaud, Faek Homaissi, Kareem Dakroub, Aliya Khalidi, Abla Khoury, Zaki Mahfouz, and others.
She also worked as a scriptwriter and segment producer in Future Television, and she has acted in “Sin Jim.com” (Future TV) and in “Baytak Bel Qala’a” (Jazeera Children Channel).
She created and executed her own theatre project, a solo mime performance called “Squeeck”, which has been touring since 2005, through many Arab cities such as Beirut, Sidon, Cairo, Alexandria, Amman, Sharjah, and recently performed in Roumieh prison. Squeeck has represented Lebanon in Damascus Theatre Festival 2006. The creative process was supervised by the pioneer of mime in Lebanon Faek Homaissi, and it was granted an award for production by Culture Resource.
Her second project “Meshy Online” was granted an award for production from the Arab Fund for Arts & Culture (AFAC), it aslo represented Lebanon in the “Platform of the Mediterranean countries” in Damascus Theatre Festival 2010. It was published by Sunflower Theatre and sponsored by the Beirut World Book Capital 2010.
Her two other projects were musical puppet performances addressed to children of age 5-9 years old “Meen A Rasso Reesheh” and for the age group 1-4 years old “Tetine… Bye!”.
Kholoud is an instructor at the Lebanese University – Institute of Fine Arts/ Theatre Department, and lately she joined Al-Akhbar newspaper team to write critique on theatre works.
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