Raed Asfour

Performing Arts - 2012
Scenographer, theatre director and cultural manager working in Jordan and the Arab region. Asfour has a BA in theatre arts and extensive experience in theatre, film and TV production in Jordan and Syria over the past 20 years. He served as executive director of the Amman International Theatre festival from 1994 – 2004. In 2005, he led the process of transforming an old cinema house in down town Amman to become Al Balad Theatre: a multi-purpose cultural center which he currently directs. Asfour is also executive director of the Arab Theatre Training Center, ATTC, a Lebanese based pan-Arab organization aiming to develop the performing arts in the region through training and research.