Laila Soliman

Stage Director

Short Bio

Laila Soliman is an independent Egyptian theatre director and playwright,
living and working in Cairo. She studied at the German School and the
American University in Cairo and obtained her master's degree in Theater
at Dasarts, Amsterdam. Her works have mainly been presented in Egypt,
Tunisia, Lebanon, Syria and in Europe.

Amongst her most important works are The Retreating World (2004),
Ghorba, images of alienation (2006), ...At your service! (2009), Spring
Awakening in the Tuktuk (2010), Lessons in Revolting (2011), Here, There
& Everywhere (2013), No Time for Art 0/1/2/3 (2011-2013), Hawa
ELhorreya, La Grande Maison (2015) and The National Museum of the
State Security System (2015). And more recently Museum of Lungs (2018)
and My Body Belongs To Me (2019).  


Opera Prize 2020

Women at Point Zero - FEDORA 10 Years - Winner of the FEDORA - GENERALI Opera Prize 2020

LOD muziektheater

Collaborating Artists

Bushra El-Turk


United Kingdom

Stacy Hardy


South Africa

Aida Elkashef

Aida Elkashef

Video Artist



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