Archive Talk: Theatre practice from creation to performance with Yuki Ellias by T2F

About the Speaker:
Yuki Ellias
is a theatre actor, director and teacher. She trained at the Jacques Lecoq School of Theatre in Paris and is a trained pedagogue from the London International School of Performing Arts. She has performed in the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Zimbabwe, Karachi, Hong kong, Singapore, Italy and India. She played Hermia in the highly acclaimed production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ directed by Tim Supple at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford Apon Avon and the Roundhouse London. She was the Movement Director for UK’s leading opera company Opera North on their production of Mozart’s Magic Flute. Her theatre company Dur Se Brothers has produced five shows: Charge written by Eric Kaiser; 5 original scripts include Keep Calm & Dance, Dying to Succeed, Basti Mein Masti, the multi-award winning play Elephant in the Room and Hello Farmaaish. Elephant in the Room has toured to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017. She endeavours to make theatre for diverse spaces and diverse audiences.

Hoori Noorani runs the Karachi-based publishing house Maktaba-e-Danyal, which she inherited from her late father Malik Noorani. Her love for literature and linguistics led her towards a Master’s degree in Philology with a major in Russian and World literature from the People’s Friendship University in Moscow. Maktaba-e-Danyal has published works of renowned authors that include Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi, Syed Sibte Hassan, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Iftikhar Arif, Fahmida Riaz, and Habib Jalib. Hoori is also a trained classical dancer.

Date: 4th July 2021
Time: 08:00 PM
Location: Online Premiere
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