Participant Profile

Noura Murad


Noura is an actress, choreographer, and the founder and artistic director of Leish Troupe, a Syrian physical theater. Since 2001, she has been supervising and organizing workshops in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Dubai. Murad participated in many conferences in the region and abroad.

Noura served as a member in the jury of the Philadelphia Festival for University Theater in 2005-2006. In 2009, she co-organized the 1st Damascus Contemporary Dance Platform. In 2013 – 2019, and she also taught Physical Theatre and Contemporary Performing Arts classes at the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus at Acting, Dance, Scenography and Technical departments. Noura headed the Dance Department between 2013- 2015 and as an actress, she has played many roles in theater, television, radio and cinema.