Wael Qadour is a playwright and theater director who was born in 1981 in Syria, and currently lives in Paris.
After graduating from the Damascus Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in 2006, he obtained a writing residency in the London Royal Court Theatre in 2007 within the framework of the 19th edition of the International Playwrights Residency program.
He is currently the dramaturge of two projects: When Farah Cries of Mudar Alhaggi, for Theatre An der Ruhr in Germany, and X-Adra of Ramzi Choukair.
As a theater director, he directed Samuel Beckett’s Ohio Impromptu in 2011, Caryl Churchill’s Far Away in 2012, and his own play, The Little Rooms, in Beirut and Amman in 2013.
To date, he has published three plays. Virus, published in 2008 in Damascus and in 2009 in Cairo. Out of control was published in Beirut in 2010, and The Little Rooms was published in a bilingual edition (Arabic-French) in 2013 at Elyzad and presented in Egypt in D-Caf festival (March 2018) directed by Hassan El Greitly.