Julia Kassar

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Personal information

Title: 
Actress, Host of a Talkshow

Contact information (private)

Address: 
86, Nahr Ibrahim Str., Abbas Hayeck Bldg., Gemmayze
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 580104
Mobile phone: 
961 3 266676
Personal email address: 
juliakassar@hotmail.com

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Lebanese University
Department: 
Institute of Fine Arts
Address: 
Furn El Chebbak, Mount Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 387910/11 & 961 1 389304/6/7
Work email address: 
beauxarts2@ul.edu.lb

Education

Master’s degree, Visual and Performing Arts, 2007, Holy Spirit University, Lebanon.
Bachelor degree, Dramatic Arts, 1987, Lebanese University (Fine Arts Institute), Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Performing Arts
Visual Arts
Languages: 
Arabic
French
English
Spanish

Work history

Co-host of the talk show Hunna (Women’s Views), 2007 – present, Al-Hurra Television (Middle East Broadcasting Networks).

Acting Teacher, 2002 - present, Fine Arts Institute, Lebanese University.

Acting Teacher, 1998 - 2002, Faculty of pedagogy, Lebanese University.

Actress in different theatre plays, television series and movies, 1985 – present.

Honorary office and memberships

Treasurer of the Syndicate of Lebanese Actors in Radio, Television, Cinema and Theater, 2004 – 2006.

Vice-president of the Syndicate of Lebanese Actors in Radio, Television, Cinema and Theater, 2002 – 2004.

Productions

Exhibitions, Lectures, & Performances: 

Leading role in the following productions:

  • Abiad, L. (Director). (2001). Woman Alone [Theater Play].
  • Al - Achkar, N. (Director). (1996). Touqous al-isharat wa al-tahawoulat [Rituals for Signs and Metamorphosis]. [Theater Play].
  • Al-Assadi, J. (Director). (1994). Al-khadimatan [The two maids]. [Theater Play].
  • Hadjithomas, J. & Joreige, K. (Directors). (2005). A Perfect Day [Motion Picture].
  • Tamba, H. (Writer/Director). (2008). Melodrama Habibi [My lover's melodrama]. [Film].
  • Tamba, H. (Writer/Director). (2005). Beirut Ba'd al-helqa [After Shave]. [Short Film].

Awards and Distinctions

Cesar Award for the Best Short Film “After shave”, 2006.

Best Supporting Actress in the film Zinnar nar directed by Bahij Hojeij, Journées Cinématographiques de Carthage (JCC), 2004.

Silver Lion, Grand Prize of the Jury for Tiyyaret waraq directed by Randa Chahhal, Venice Film Festival, 2003.