Ahmad Meree – Performer

Ahmad Meree is a Syrian Canadian actor, playwright and producer. He is a graduate from the Higher Institute of Theatre Arts in Cairo. Winner of an emerging artist award at Arts Awards Waterloo Region (2019) and the Best Actor Award at the Central Theatre Festival in Syria (2008), he directed Ionesco’s The Lesson in Egypt and won Best Director Award for directing Chekhov’s The Bear at Cairo’s Festival of International Theatre (2013). Ahmad came to Canada as a refugee in 2016 and currently lives in Toronto, ON. Ahmad has written four plays, I Don’t Know (2021) Suitcase (2019), Adrenaline (2017) which he toured to the Ryga Festival in Summerland, BC, SummerWorks Performance Festival in Toronto and UNO Fest in Victoria, BC. Adrenaline was nominated for Dora outstanding touring production in 2020, and Underground (2014) (Winner of Best Original Script in the University competition).  In 2020 Suitcase/Adrenaline were published in book form by Scirocco Drama.

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