Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
Name: Yusra Warsama
Region: North West
Yusra Warsama is a performance poet, actor, writer and
theatre practitioner. She began her theatre career at The Contact Theatre, Manchester, from there she worked alongside national and international artists and companies such as Morganics, Sista Native, Lemn Sissay, Victoria- Belgium, Afro-Reggae – Brazil, and a host more through the many art projects.
Yusra has written for the Birmingham Rep theatre and is currently working on a piece with Hassan Mohammadallie "The Crows Plucked Your Sinews" which was part of the sneak peaks at the Bush theatre's Radar festival.
Current project includes filming for SKY 1’s new drama 'CRITICAL', writing and developing two new plays one with the National Theatre Scotland the other with the National Theatre Studio.
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