Koury, Omar

Omar Koury. Actor/Writer. Omar is a co-founding member of Nibras Arab American Theater Collective and co-author of, “Sajjil,” winner of the Best Ensemble performance at NY Fringe Festival 2002. Omar has also written and performed his sketch, “A Few Good Arabs” with the New York Arab American Comedy Festival. Acting/Theater credits include: “Scorched,” The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia; “The Poetry of Pizza,” Mixed Blood Theater, Minneapolis; “Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom,” The Studio Theater, Washington DC; “Iraq Refugees Project,” New York Theater Workshop; “The Fever Chart,” NYU/NYTW/NIBRAS; “Browntown,” Lucille Lortel Theater, NY Fringe Festival 2004; “When the Women Came Out to Dance,” National Arts Club, NYC; “Brave New World: American Theater Responds to 911,” Town Hall, NYC. Standup/Sketch Comedy:  Joes’ Pub, Gotham Comedy Club, NY Improv, Standup NY. TV: The Unusuals, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Late Show with David Letterman, One Life To Live, As The World Turns, All My Children. Film: Devil’s Advocate, Jesus’ Son.

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