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Tamara Saade

Tamara Saade is a Lebanese artist who holds a degree in literature from the Saint Joseph University of Beirut. She first worked on two creations of the Zoukak Theater Company as an assistant director, later as an actress. While building her experience with other local initiatives, she works with independent filmmakers, such as Selim Mourad with whom she collaborates until today on the trilogy Linceul.

In 2015, she joins the acting school ERAC-M (Ecole Régionale d’Acteurs de Cannes-Marseille), from which she graduates with the DNSPC in 2018.

Saade now collaborates on various creations such as Eric Minh Cuong Castaing’s Phoenix and Chronicles of an unknown city by Syrian playwright Wael Qadour as well as Judith Depaule’s Je passe 1&2. She directs 1001 ventres, a collective writing based on the story of the translation of the Thousand and One Nights throughout history. Saade is the co-founder of the theatre company Nawma along with Nino Djerbir.