Being kidnapped, awkward conversations and whether its better to drive in Paris or Milan. All of this and more is discussed in this month's episode featuring Omar Elerian.

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About Omar Elerian

Omar Elerian is a freelance director, dramaturg and theatre-maker. Italian of Palestinian descent, Omar trained in Italy and then graduated from Lecoq International Theatre School in Paris in 2005.He was the resident Associate Director at the Bush Theatre from 2012 to 2019, where he commissioned and directed some of the theatre’s most successful shows. 

Omar is currently developing projects with Manchester International Festival, National Theatre, Royal Court, Collective Malouba and The Shed in New York.

Theatre includes: 

As Director: The Chairs (Almeida); Misty (Bush Theatre/ West End); NASSIM (Bush Theatre/ Traverse Theatre/ World Tour); Going Through; Islands; You’re Not Like The Other Girls Chrissy (Bush Theatre); The Return of Danton (Munchner Kammerspiele); The Mill: City of Dreams (Freedom Studios). 

As Associate Director: The Royale; Leave Taking; Perseverance Drive (Bush Theatre).