Susana AbdulMajid was born in 1990 in Berlin. After studying acting and cultural studies, she first performed street theatre across Germany, taught at the Goethe Institute and worked in various asylum centres, where she performed choirs in Arabic and German with women from Syria and Iraq. In 2014 she worked with Thomas Bo Nilsson and Julian Wolf Eicke at the Schaubühne Berlin, followed by further engagements at the Schauspielhaus Wien, the Schaubühne Berlin and the Berliner Ensemble. She was also part of the collective Zentrum für Politische Schönheit from 2014 to 2016. She is co-founder of the cultural format Poetry Nights Berlin, where, together with the gallery owner Anahita Sadighi, she presents Near Eastern poetry with live music. Her first book Babylon In Blau will be published at the end of 2019. In 2018 she starred in the film JIBRIL by Henrika Kull, for which she was nominated for the Götz George Nachwuchspreis as best actress. At the Schauspielhaus Bochum she can be seen in Milo Rau’s production Orest in Mossul in the 2018/19 season.

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