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Outa Hamra

| Outa Hamra
Outa Hamra
Status/stage of development: Fully incubated at Nahdet El Mahrousa , Not Registered

”To have fun is our serious business” Red Tomato is a theatre group that aims to create high standard drama practices serving to develop the society, with a focus on the marginalized, such as refugees, street children and low-income communities. Red Tomato gives opportunities to learn and to express points of view that might otherwise never be heard. We are a team of artists from different backgrounds and nationalities who came together with the belief that change is important and can be fun, and that learning should be pleasurable and collaborative! 

 

Core Social Enterprise Objectives: To develop high standard Drama practices serving to develop the society.

Street clowning: propose alternative uses for public space and reach new audiences.

Social theatre: Advocacy - vulnerable groups find a medium to express their own point of view; Empowerment - people learn to build relations of trust and to discover their own capacities as creators and performers; Pedagogy of participation provides more attractive, entertaining and critical educational tools; Therapeutic process we liberate our bodies and minds through laughter and fun in game-playing and drama.

 

 

Key Activities:

Produce and Perform Street Clown shows all over Egypt for disadvantaged communities;

Teaching social drama workshops to social workers and other educators

Products & Services Offered:

Street performances; Social drama workshops; consultancy

 

 

Hany Taher – Graduate of Alexandria Drama Institute 2005. Actor’s experience both from the streets and classical theatre, as well as cinema and TV.

 

Aly Sobhy – Performer educated through a long practice on the streets. He has also appeared in various cinema, TV and video productions.

 

Diana Calvo – Social Education graduate, UNED (Spain), 2011. Her aim is to mix social, educational and artistic work to provoke positive changes.

 

Jakob Lindfors: With a fully practical theatrical education, he works with social theatre in Egypt since 2001.

 

Ahmed Mostafa: Envolved in theatre since young years, as actor, singer and director, he now concentrates on Street Clowning.

 

 

Outa Hamra "Transformers" show Promo (Israa el-Feky) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYlaHT9j48Y&list=FLWSANjQUmT2TyvxgENMmAzA...

Article in Ahram Hebdo http://hebdo.ahram.org.eg/arab/ahram/2012/6/27/arts2.htm

Shourouk Video report: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHTcPsWcal4&fb_source=message

CNN video report about Refugee Awareness theatre play "Going to the Neighbours' house" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_d8ERmwm8E

http://www.youm7.com/News.asp?NewsID=799700

http://www.akhbarak.net/news/2012/09/28/1366834/articles/

http://www.elwatannews.com/news/details/54811/عرض_قوطة_حمرا_اليوم_بكوم_الدكة_بالإسكندرية