Kareem Fahmy

Kareem Fahmy is a Canadian-born director of Egyptian descent. He recently co-developed and directed the world premieres of Sevan K. Greene’s This Time (Sheen Center) – a New York Times Critic’s Pick – and Victor Lesniewski’s Couriers and Contrabands (TBG Theatre). He is currently a Resident Director at The Flea, a member of Fresh Ground Pepper’s PlayGroup, and was a 2015 Director-in-Residence at The New Museum. He’s worked extensively in new play development with organizations including New York Theatre Workshop, MCC, Second Stage, Soho Rep, New Dramatists, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Sundance Institute Theatre, Partial Comfort Productions, Noor Theatre, Fresh Ground Pepper, Ma-Yi, and Berkeley Rep. He is an alumnus of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, Lincoln Center Directors Lab, the Van Lier Directing Fellowship, and NTYW’s Emerging Artist Fellowship. Kareem has assisted Tony Award-winners Michael Mayer (The Illusion, Signature Theatre) and John Tiffany (OnceNYTW). In Montreal he directed the Canadian premieres of Suzan-Lori Parks’ Venus and Naomi Iizuka’s Language of Angels. Kareem is a proud member of Rising Circle Theater Collective, a founding member of |the claque|, and is an NYTW Usual Suspect. MFA: Columbia. www.KareemFahmy.com