Makram Ayache

Last updated: September 27, 2022

Makram is a community-engaged writer, performer, director, producer, and educator living in Edmonton and Toronto. His playwriting explores queer Arab voices, and he often bridges complex, interlocking, political struggles to the very intimate and real experiences of the people impacted by them. Ayache has been nominated for four Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards and is the winner of the 2020 Playwrights’ Guild of Canada’s Emerging Playwright Award for his play Harun. He is currently developing his latest play The Hooves Belonged to the Deer and directing rochdale by David Yee at the Citadel Theatre. 

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Stages of Transformation

This expansive new digital resource brings together artists and creative communities from across so-called Canada to explore the imperatives of abolition movements and their applications to our work in the theatre sector.