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Sunday, March 3, 2013

"The Enchanted East" by SAMIRA KIROLLOS

Renowned performance storyteller Samira Kirollos will present her work "The Enchanted East" at the British Council in Agouza on Wednesday March 6, 2013 at 7:00 PM. In this work Ms. Kirollos dramatises enchanting folk tales from Egypt, Iraq, Palestine, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

Dr. Samira Kirollos is a professional, international, master performance storyteller who obtained her BA in English Literature from AUC, her MA in Theatre Arts from the University of Minnesota and her Ph.D in Drama from Stanford University in California. She has taught drama and storytelling up to university level and has spent half of her life in London. Samira trained as a ballet dancer and as a violinist and has for 26 years enchanted and beguiled audiences of all ages by storytelling in countless museums, schools, universities, libraries and art centres in the United States, Great Britain and Egypt. She has extensive radio and television experience and has published audio cassettes and audio CDs of Japanese folktales, an audio CD trilogy of myths and stories from Ancient Egypt and a trilogy of audio CDs of stories from Egypt throughout the ages. Dr. Samira is also a published author.
(Biography: courtesy of AUC)

Free tickets available from British Council Agouza reception.

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