Lama Amine

Lama Amine

Assistant Movement Director | RISE production with Old Vic new voices

London

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Lama is a Performer, Dancer, Choreographer and Movement Director based in London. Currently, she is completing her MFA in Movement Directing and Teaching at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. More Recently, she worked with second year Actor on Macbeth production as Movement Director and Tutor. Also, she worked with the First-Year Physical Theatre students as Movement Tutor at Saint Mary’s University, Twickenham. She mentored a Master Movement Class to Young Actors ages between 7 years and 18 years old with Company Three, London. She is working as performer with London playback theatre Company. In 2016, She worked in production Dog Dialogue as Movement and Assistant Director to Sahar Assaf with Tahweel Ensemble Collaboration with American University in Beirut, Lebanon. However, During the Summer 2016, she worked on the RISE production with the Old Vic new voices as Assistant Movement Director to Anna Morrissey This experience was incredible for her in different ways. Firstly, working with people of different ages, backgrounds and cultures reflected the rich and inspiring diversity of London. The collaboration between various elements of production was a great experience too. She worked with actors at Central School of Speech and Drama, Applied theatre and Classical Acting students. The aim of her work with them was to provide regular classes to build strength and stamina for stage performance, teaching and offering basic techniques for students to devise their own movement work. In 2015, she was selected to participate in Home Grown Theatre Project, a collaboration with the Kevin Spacey Foundation in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Hence, she worked With Robert Wilson on two Operas, New-York. She danced with Sima Dance Company for two years and half between Fujairah and Beirut. Over time she has developed her skills and abilities in the field of Theatre by using other skills she had, for example, in graphic design and sports. She worked with orphaned and refugee children ages five years to 18 yeas old as a dance and drama teacher for 4 years. The children pushed her to work hard because she could see in their eyes passion and determination. she helped them to build their own personality and encouraged them on stage and in their own life. her aim was to raise their confidence though play and playfulness. she used devising through improvisation, as a method in her work, to help them express themselves on stage. Children make amazing stories from improvisation in their bodies. Watching them develop year by year made her feel happy and proud.

 

 

Movement Direction

2016 – RISE, Old Vic New Voice Community project, Assistant Movement Director to Anna Morrissey, by Alexander Ferris. London
2016 – ROCKET GIRL, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Minack Theatre, Cornwall, UK (Movement Director)
2015 – THE WOMB OF TIME, Director and Movement Director, Lebanon
2015 – QAMAR YHEL Yhel, Social Welfare Institution-Dar Al Aytam, Chorographer and Director with Ahmad Hijazi, Lebanon.
2014 – THE WEIRD STORY, Irshad Wa Islah Organization, Director and Movement Director. Beirut - Lebanon


As an Actor

2016 – RISE,Old Vic New Voice Community project. Directed by Alexander Ferris. London
2015 – AMAL AND THE KNIGHT VISITORS, Directed by Robert Wilson. New York
2015 - TURANDOT, Directed by Robert Wilson. New York
2015 – DOW UNDER THE SUN, Directed by Matt Wild. Sharjah. United Arab Emirates
2015 – KRAPP’S LAST TAPE, Directed By GIsel Khoury, Lebanon.
2014 – WATCH YOUR STEPS, Directed by Sahar Assaf. Beirut- Lebanon
2014 - Opening of the Mono-Drama festival, with Sima Dance Company. Fujairah. United Arab Emirates
2011 – WHO WILL OPEN THE DOORS, Directed by Karim Dakroub. Qatar

 

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Lama is a Performer, Dancer, Choreographer and Movement Director based in London. Currently, she is completing her MFA in Movement Directing and Teaching at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. More Recently, she worked with second year Actor on Macbeth production as Movement Director and Tutor. Also, she worked with the First-Year Physical Theatre students as Movement Tutor at Saint Mary’s University, Twickenham. She mentored a Master Movement Class to Young Actors ages between 7 years and 18 years old with Company Three, London. She is working as performer with London playback theatre Company. In 2016, She worked in production Dog Dialogue as Movement and Assistant Director to Sahar Assaf with Tahweel Ensemble Collaboration with American University in Beirut, Lebanon. However, During the Summer 2016, she worked on the RISE production with the Old Vic new voices as Assistant Movement Director to Anna Morrissey This experience was incredible for her in different ways. Firstly, working with people of different ages, backgrounds and cultures reflected the rich and inspiring diversity of London. The collaboration between various elements of production was a great experience too. She worked with actors at Central School of Speech and Drama, Applied theatre and Classical Acting students. The aim of her work with them was to provide regular classes to build strength and stamina for stage performance, teaching and offering basic techniques for students to devise their own movement work. In 2015, she was selected to participate in Home Grown Theatre Project, a collaboration with the Kevin Spacey Foundation in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Hence, she worked With Robert Wilson on two Operas, New-York. She danced with Sima Dance Company for two years and half between Fujairah and Beirut. Over time she has developed her skills and abilities in the field of Theatre by using other skills she had, for example, in graphic design and sports. She worked with orphaned and refugee children ages five years to 18 yeas old as a dance and drama teacher for 4 years. The children pushed her to work hard because she could see in their eyes passion and determination. she helped them to build their own personality and encouraged them on stage and in their own life. her aim was to raise their confidence though play and playfulness. she used devising through improvisation, as a method in her work, to help them express themselves on stage. Children make amazing stories from improvisation in their bodies. Watching them develop year by year made her feel happy and proud.

 

 

Movement Direction

2016 – RISE, Old Vic New Voice Community project, Assistant Movement Director to Anna Morrissey, by Alexander Ferris. London
2016 – ROCKET GIRL, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Minack Theatre, Cornwall, UK (Movement Director)
2015 – THE WOMB OF TIME, Director and Movement Director, Lebanon
2015 – QAMAR YHEL Yhel, Social Welfare Institution-Dar Al Aytam, Chorographer and Director with Ahmad Hijazi, Lebanon.
2014 – THE WEIRD STORY, Irshad Wa Islah Organization, Director and Movement Director. Beirut - Lebanon


As an Actor

2016 – RISE,Old Vic New Voice Community project. Directed by Alexander Ferris. London
2015 – AMAL AND THE KNIGHT VISITORS, Directed by Robert Wilson. New York
2015 - TURANDOT, Directed by Robert Wilson. New York
2015 – DOW UNDER THE SUN, Directed by Matt Wild. Sharjah. United Arab Emirates
2015 – KRAPP’S LAST TAPE, Directed By GIsel Khoury, Lebanon.
2014 – WATCH YOUR STEPS, Directed by Sahar Assaf. Beirut- Lebanon
2014 - Opening of the Mono-Drama festival, with Sima Dance Company. Fujairah. United Arab Emirates
2011 – WHO WILL OPEN THE DOORS, Directed by Karim Dakroub. Qatar

 

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Choreographer and Movement Director, Performer

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Jun 2016 - Aug 2016

Assistant Movement Director - Rise
Old Vic new voices

May 2016 - Jun 2016

Movement Director - Rocket Girl
Royal Central School of Speech And Drama

Feb 2016 - Jun 2016

Movement Tutor - Stamina
Royal Central School of Speech And Drama

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015

Performer
Watermill Center, NewYork

Oct 2013 - Jun 2015

PE Teacher
Public School (Sobhi Saleh)

Sep 2012 - Jun 2015

Choreographer - Movement Director and Dirctor
Social Welfare Institution - Dar Al Aytam

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

Performer
Middle East Academy- Home Grown Collaboration with Kevin Spacey Foundation - UAE

Aug 2014 - Oct 2014

Director - Movement Director
Irshad wa Islah Organisation - Lebanon

Jan 2014 - Feb 2014

Contemporary Dancer
Sima Dance Company - Dubai - UAE

Sep 2010 - Jun 2012

PE Teacher
School of Learning Difficulties

Sep 2011 - Nov 2011

Puppetry - Who Will open the Door - Qatar
Khayal Company

Education

Oct 2015 - Sep 2016

Movement Directing and Teaching - Master Degree
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Oct 2012 - Jun 2015

Drama - Acting and Directing - BA
Lebanese University- Institute of Fine Art

Oct 2010 - Jul 2013

Phisycal Education - BA Degree
Lebanse University - Faculty of Pedagogy

Sep 2009 - Jun 2011

Graphic Design - BA Degree
Hariri Institute

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