Studio Emad Eddin is unique within the Arab World. Cairo’s oldest dedicated rehearsal space, it offers training and residency facilities to independent troupes and individuals from across Egypt and the Arab World working in the performing arts. The residency program is truly international.
Studio Emad Eddin’s aim is to strengthen the field of the performing arts in Egypt. Its open access approach fosters cooperation and trust between artists, assisting them to build a national, regional and global network.
Vision: Studio Emad Eddin is Cairo’s home for performing artists, particularly those active in independent theatre. The studio is both a hub of creativity in Egypt and a window to cultural scenes around the world. By providing a range of programs and services designed to support artists and develop their skills, it strengthens the performing arts sector as a whole.
Mission: Our mission is to create an openminded and alternative creative atmosphere where the territory of artistic practise can be expanded.Working in this environment enables artists in Egypt to develop the continuity of their creative process and career development, while finding a network in the wider world.
The Studio Fulfils This Mission Through:
A multitude of managed workspaces, available to all independent artists on an equal basis for rehearsals, local or international workshops and seminars. Varying in size, they are all fully equipped and well maintained.
A diverse and pertinent program of workshops and training. Catering to artists at different moments of their career, it is delivered by top professionals from Egypt and beyond.
The organisation’s extensive and up to date knowledge of the Egyptian performing arts sector. This is based upon strong personal and professional links to local artists and institutions.
A long established network of contacts and partnerships with performing artists and institutions from across the world.
Dedication driven by the belief that the arts, and the performing arts in particular, play a unique and important role in changing the paradigm of both individuals and society.