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Sahar Rezaei is a Theater- and Filmdirector, who was born and raised in Iran. After studying engineering at the Polytechnic University of Tehran, she studied directing at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt. 

Above all, she worked on contemporary philosophy, art and politics and worked as a writer, painter, photographer and director. Since 2016 she lives in Germany, worked on sound design by Jan Burian in Prague and continued with composition in Heiner Goebbels' classes in Giessen. In 2018 she received the DAAD award for excellent performance of the foreign students of HfMDK. In 2022 she won the first award of the Cologne advancement prize for young literature. Right now she is the acting-director of Anhaltisches Theater Dessau. Her projects have been presented in Frankfurt, Hannover, Marburg, Dessau, Prague and Tehran. 

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