Aida Sabra

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Personal information

Title: 
Actress, Director, Choreographer, Instructor

Contact information (private)

Personal email address: 
aidasabra@gmail.com

Social Media

Education

Diploma, Modern Dance (merit scholarship), 1993, School Louise Lapierre, Canada.
Higher Studies Diploma, Dramatic Arts, 1986, Lebanese University, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Arts
Acting
Theatre
Choreography
Dancing
Mime
Languages: 
Arabic
French

Work history

Professional Trainer (Theatre acting for professionals and amateurs), 2008 - present.

Instructor, 2008-present, Saint Joseph University.

Instructor (Corporal expression, mime, acting and dancing), 1995-2007-Institute of Fine Arts, Lebanese University.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Sabra, A. (2003).Kabrit. Beirut: Dar Al-Farabi.
Exhibitions, Lectures, & Performances: 
  • Director of several plays of which are the following:

    - Sabra, A. (Director). (2014). Men el-Ekhir. [From the end]. [Theatre Play]
    - Sabra, A. (Director). (2007). Hammam oumoumi [toilet lavatory]. [Theatre Play]
    - Sabra, A. & Baalbaki, Y. (Director). (2005). Khidlak kadshe [take a bite]. [Theatre Play]
    - Sabra, A. & Mahfoud, Z. (Director). (1999). Mamnou' ellams [don't touch]. [Theatre Play]

  • Leading role in several theatre productions as actress and/or dancer of which are the following:

    - Abiad, L. (Director). (2012). Al-dictator [the dictator]. [Theatre Play]. [The play received the Mohamad Al-Kassimi Award for best theatrical work in 2013].
    - Nehme, N. (Director). (2010). Vitrine [windowshop]. [Theatre Play].
    - Al-Assadi, J. (Director). (2010). Nisaa al-saxophone. [the saxophone women]. [Theatre Play].
    - Rouhana, B. (Director). (1987). Ras mdawwar, ras mrawwas [round head, sharp head]. [Theatre Play].
    - Chedrawi, Y. (Director). (1984). Nuzha rifiya ghayr murakhas biha [an unauthorized rural walk]. [Theatre Play].
    - Mahfoud, Z. (Director). (1998). Halat hobb [a state of love]. [Theatre Play].

  • Leading role in many television and film productions of which are the following:

    - Daniel, J. (Director). (2012). taxi al-balad [city taxi]. [Motion picture].
    - Hgeig, B. (Director). (2010). Shatti ya Dini [here comes the rain]. [Motion picture].
    - Doueiri, Z. (Director). (1998). West Beyrouth. [Motion picture].
    - Kaabour, A. (Scriptwriter). (1995). Halawanji ya Ismail [Ismail the sweets confectioner]. [Television broadcast]. Lebanon. [Future Television].

  • Contributed as a scenic expression instructor in the following television program:

    - Saad, R. (Producer). (2005). Star academy 2. Lebanon. Endemol Middle East Production.
    - Saad, R. (Producer). (2004). Star academy 1. Lebanon. Endemol Middle East Production.

Awards and Distinctions

Nominated best actress for her role in the theatre play "Halat Hobb" (a state of love) at the Cairo international festival for experimental theatre, 1998 .

Received the "distinction prize" for her miming and dancing performance in the theatre play "Ima' 88" (Mime 88) at the 12th festival of the theatre of Damascus, 1988.

Received the "distinction prize" for her miming and dancing performance in the theatre play "Ima' 86" (Mime 86) at the 11th festival of the theatre of Damascus, 1986.