Events

Upcoming Events


Film Screening: Erased,__Ascent of the Invisible

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 20:00

Erased,__Ascent of the Invisible
A film by Ghassan Halwani
Wednesday 25th of September at 8:00pm at Zoukak Studio

Free Entry

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Put on your Red Shoes

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 21:30

Put on your Red Shoes is back after a two-month break!

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I Hate Theatre I Love Pornography

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 14:00

I Hate Theatre I Love Pornography
A Theatre Performance by Zoukak Theatre Company
October 24th, 2:00pm at Teatre Ibsen, Skien, Norway

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Past Events

No Demand No supply

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 20:30

No Demand No Supply: A Rereading of Lebanon’s 2016 Sex Trafficking Scandal
Conceived and directed by Sahar Assaf
4-7 September, 8:30pm at Zoukak Studio 

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No Demand No supply

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 20:30

No Demand No Supply: A Rereading of Lebanon’s 2016 Sex Trafficking Scandal
Conceived and directed by Sahar Assaf
4-7 September, 8:30pm at Zoukak Studio 

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No Demand No supply

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 20:30

No Demand No Supply: A Rereading of Lebanon’s 2016 Sex Trafficking Scandal
Conceived and directed by Sahar Assaf
4-7 September, 8:30pm at Zoukak Studio 

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No Demand No supply

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 20:30

No Demand No Supply: A Rereading of Lebanon’s 2016 Sex Trafficking Scandal
Conceived and directed by Sahar Assaf
4-7 September, 8:30pm at Zoukak Studio 

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LIVE | Excerpt From a Dream

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 21:00

LIVE | EXCERPT FROM A DREAM
Saturday August 31st at Zoukak Studio
Doors open at 9:00pm

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In My Heart's Eye: The Love Project at the Festival Di Spoleto

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 22:00

In My Heart's Eye: The Love Project
Zoukak Theatre Company
9 July at 10:00pm ​​​, 10 July at 5:00pm and at 10:00pm, at Cantiere Oberdan in Spoleto, Italy

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In My Heart's Eye: The Love Project at the Festival Di Spoleto

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 17:00

In My Heart's Eye: The Love Project
Zoukak Theatre Company
9 July at 10:00pm ​​​, 10 July at 5:00pm and at 10:00pm, at Cantiere Oberdan in Spoleto, Italy

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In My Heart's Eye: The Love Project at the Festival Di Spoleto

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 22:00

In My Heart's Eye: The Love Project
Zoukak Theatre Company
9 July at 10:00pm ​​​, 10 July at 5:00pm and at 10:00pm, at Cantiere Oberdan in Spoleto, Italy

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PUT ON YOUR RED SHOES

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 21:30

June’s party at Zoukak Studio!
With Hind El Lahlouba and Nasri Sayegh
Join us for non-stop dancing to a mix of Electro, Dance, Oriental and Shaabi music

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Untitled - Festival Theaterformen

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 20:30

Untitled
Zoukak Theatre Company and the Association of Former Lebanese Political Detainees in Syria

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Untitled - Festival Theaterformen

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 20:30

Untitled
Zoukak Theatre Company and the Association of Former Lebanese Political Detainees in Syria

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Two Heads and a Hand in Tyre

Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 20:00

Two Heads and a Hand
Zoukak Theatre Company 
Sunday 16th of June, 8:00:pm at The Lebanese National Theatre in Tyre

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Beirut Drone '19

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 12:00 to Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 00:00

BEIRUT DRONE ‘19
A seamless 12-hour sound & vision festival
Saturday 15th of June, from 12:00pm until 12:00am
Zoukak Studio

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Two Heads and a Hand in Saida

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 20:30

Two Heads and a Hand
Zoukak Theatre Company 

Thursday 13th of June, 8:30pm at Ishbilia Theatre 

Tickets: 20,000 LL 
Sold at Ishbilia Theatre 

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Of Love and Onions

Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 21:30 to 22:30

Of Love and Onions
A theatre performance
Devised and performed by a group of Youth
Mentored by Zoukak
1-2 June, 9:30pm at Zoukak Studio

 

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Of Love and Onions

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 21:30 to 22:30

Of Love and Onions
A theatre performance
Devised and performed by a group of Youth
Mentored by Zoukak
1-2 June, 9:30pm at Zoukak Studio

 

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Zoukak Junior - Theatre and Storytelling Workshop

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

Zoukak Junior
Workshop: Theatre and Storytelling 

With Chrystèle Khodr and Rania Zbib Daher
May 25th and June 1st, 10:00am until 1:00pm

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OSE: Orgasm System Error

Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 21:00

EN

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OSE: Orgasm System Error

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 21:00

EN

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Zoukak Junior - Theatre and Storytelling Workshop

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

Zoukak Junior
Workshop: Theatre and Storytelling 

With Chrystèle Khodr and Rania Zbib Daher
May 25th and June 1st, 10:00am until 1:00pm

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OSE: Orgasm System Error

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 21:00

EN

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OSE: Orgasm System Error

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 21:00

EN

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Put on your Red shoes

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 21:30

May’s party at Zoukak Studio!
With Ziad Michel Nawfal and Nasri Sayegh
Join us for non-stop dancing to a mix of Electro, Dance, Oriental and Shaabi music

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A Tribute to Siham Nasser

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 19:00

Tribute to Siham Nasser
Friday 3rd of May, from 7:00pm until 10:00pm at Zoukak Studio

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Put on your Red Shoes

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 21:30 to Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 03:00

April’s Party at Zoukak Studio!
With Aya Atoui and El Lahlouba
Join us for non-stop dancing to a mix of Hip-Hop, Trap, Dance, Oriental and Shaabi music

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TRAKHOS - Student Performances

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 20:00 to 21:30

TRAKHOS – Students of the Lebanese University present their final projects
Wednesday 17th of April at 8:00pm at Zoukak Studio

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Ghalia's Miles

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 20:00 to 22:00

Ghalia’s Miles
Zoukak Theatre Company

11-12 April, 8:00pm at Tak Theatre, Berlin

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Ghalia's Miles

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 20:00 to 22:00

Ghalia’s Miles
Zoukak Theatre Company

11-12 April, 8:00pm at Tak Theatre, Berlin

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Ghalia’s Miles

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 21:00

Ghalia’s Miles
Zoukak Theatre Company

4-5 April, 7:30pm and 6 April, 9:00pm at Hamburg Schauspielhaus 

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Installation-Performance: The Other I

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 20:30

The Other I 
Maryam Semaan
4-5 April 2019, 8:30pm at Zoukak Studio

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Ghalia’s Miles

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 19:30

Ghalia’s Miles
Zoukak Theatre Company

4-5 April, 7:30pm and 6 April, 9:00pm at Hamburg Schauspielhaus 

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Installation-Performance: The Other I

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 20:30

The Other I 
Maryam Semaan
4-5 April 2019, 8:30pm at Zoukak Studio

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Ghalia’s Miles

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 19:30 to 21:30

Ghalia’s Miles
Zoukak Theatre Company

4-5 April, 7:30pm and 6 April, 9:00pm at Hamburg Schauspielhaus 

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IRTIJAL '19 - XIXth Int. Fest. of Experimental Music in Lebanon

Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 15:00

IRTIJAL '19 - XIXth Int. Fest. of Experimental Music in Lebanon
31 March starting 3:00pm at Zoukak Studio

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Performance: Ghalia's Miles

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 20:30

Ghalia’s Miles
Zoukak Theatre Company
23-28 March, 8:30pm at Zoukak studio

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Performance: Ghalia's Miles

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 20:30

Ghalia’s Miles
Zoukak Theatre Company
23-28 March, 8:30pm at Zoukak studio

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Performance: Ghalia's Miles

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 20:30

Ghalia’s Miles
Zoukak Theatre Company
23-28 March, 8:30pm at Zoukak studio

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Performance: Ghalia's Miles

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 20:30

Ghalia’s Miles
Zoukak Theatre Company
23-28 March, 8:30pm at Zoukak studio

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Workshop: Going Where we Never Went Before

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 16:00 to 20:00

Workshop: Going Where we Never Went Before
With Lydia Ziemke
Monday 25 March, 16:00 - 20:00 at Zoukak Studio

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Performance: Ghalia's Miles

Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 20:30

Ghalia’s Miles
Zoukak Theatre Company
23-28 March, 8:30pm at Zoukak studio

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Performance: Ghalia's Miles

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 20:30

Ghalia’s Miles
Zoukak Theatre Company
23-28 March, 8:30pm at Zoukak studio

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PUT ON YOUR RED SHOES

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 21:30 to Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 03:00

Put On Your Red Shoes
15 March starting 9:30pm at Zoukak Studio

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Children's Workshops: Storytelling and Writing

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Stories, Books, Colors
Children's Workshops with Rania Zbib Daher
Starting the 2nd of February 2019

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Children's Workshops: Reading and Crafts Making

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:15

Stories, Books, Colors
Children's Workshops with Rania Zbib Daher
Starting 2 February 2019 at Zoukak Studio

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Concert: Connecting Resonances I

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 20:00 to 22:00

Connecting Resonances I
Concert
Tuesday 26 February 2019, 8 pm – 10 pm at Zoukak Studio

Free Entry

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Children's Workshops: Storytelling and Writing

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Stories, Books, Colors
Children's Workshops with Rania Zbib Daher
Starting the 2nd of February 2019

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Children's Workshops: Reading and Crafts Making

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:15

Stories, Books, Colors
Children's Workshops with Rania Zbib Daher
Starting 2 February 2019 at Zoukak Studio

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PUT ON YOUR RED SHOES

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 21:30

February's Party at Zoukak Studio!
Join us for non-stop dancing to a mix of electro - dance - oriental - hip-hop and more 
Djs El Lahlouba (Hind El Lahlouba) and Jana Saleh

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Children's Workshops: Storytelling and Writing

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Stories, Books, Colors
Children's Workshops with Rania Zbib Daher
Starting the 2nd of February 2019

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Children's Workshops: Reading and Crafts Making

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:15

Stories, Books, Colors
Children's Workshops with Rania Zbib Daher
Starting 2 February 2019 at Zoukak Studio

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On the Brink of Change  Ettijahat Independent Culture

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 10:00 to Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 18:00

On the Brink of Change 
Ettijahat Independent Culture
12 and 13  February at Zoukak Studio

 

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Children's Workshops: Storytelling and Writing

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Stories, Books, Colors
Children's Workshops with Rania Zbib Daher
Starting the 2nd of February 2019

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Children's Workshops: Reading and Crafts Making

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:15

Stories, Books, Colors
Children's Workshops with Rania Zbib Daher
Starting 2 February 2019 at Zoukak Studio

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The BGC All Nighter - Zoukak Special Edition

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 21:30

BGC All Nighter - Zoukak Special Edition
Beirut Groove Collective
Friday 8 February, 9:30 pm at Zoukak Studio

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Children's Workshops: Storytelling and Writing

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Stories, Books, Colors
Children's Workshops with Rania Zbib Daher
Starting the 2nd of February 2019

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Children's Workshops: Reading and Crafts Making

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:15

Stories, Books, Colors
Children's Workshops with Rania Zbib Daher
Starting 2 February 2019 at Zoukak Studio

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Zoukak Theatre Mentorship Program: Open Studios

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 08:30

Zoukak Theater Mentorship Program
Final presentations
27 January, 7:00pm and 8:30pm at Zoukak Studio

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PUT ON YOUR RED SHOES

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 21:30 to Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 03:30

Put on your Red Shoes
Party
Friday 25 January starting 9:30 pm at Zoukak studio
Free entry

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PUT ON YOUR RED SHOES

Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 22:00 to Sunday, December 23, 2018 - 02:00
Put on your Red Shoes
Christmas Party
22 December 10:00 pm at Zoukak studio
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Book Launch: EXPERIMENTATION

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 20:00

Zoukak Studio hosts the launching party of Samandal's new issue "Experimentation".

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Performance: Untitled

Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 20:30

UNTITLED 
Theatre Performance - 50 minutes
Association of Lebanese Political Detainees in Syria
14, 15 and 16 December 8:30pm at Zoukak Studio

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Performance: Untitled

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 20:30

UNTITLED 
Theatre Performance - 50 minutes
Association of Lebanese Political Detainees in Syria
14, 15 and 16 December 8:30pm at Zoukak Studio

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Reading and launching of a Children's Book: Sawt al Bahr

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 16:00 to 18:00

Reading and launching of a Children's Book: Sawt al Bahr
Rania Zbib Daher
15 December from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Zoukak Studio 

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Performance: Untitled

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

UNTITLED 
Theatre Performance - 50 minutes
Association of Lebanese Political Detainees in Syria
14, 15 and 16 December 8:30pm at Zoukak Studio

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Beirut and Beyond International Music Festival - BBIMF 2018

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 20:30

BBIMF 2018
Zoukak Studio
Saturday 8 December 2018
Doors open at 8:30pm

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Whose Justice? Incarceration, Surveillance & Policing

Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 11:00 to 17:00

"Whose Justice? Incarceration, Surveillance, and Policing"
One-day conference organized by Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research

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Euro Panorama Film Festival for Short Movies

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 19:00 to Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 23:00

Euro Panorama Film Festival for short movies
Happening at Zoukak Studio on the 20th and 21th of November 2018 from 7 pm to 11 pm

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Film Screening: Tramontane

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

Film Screening
Tramontane
by Vatche Boulghourjian

105 minutes
In Arabic Subtitled in English 

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TASHWEESH CLOSING PARTY: TASH | LUZ

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 23:00

Techno, Electro, UK Bass

TASHWEESH CLOSING PARTY

Tash (LEB) | Techno

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TASHWEESH - PERFORMANCES BY FATIMA MAZMOUZ, MONA MOON, DIMA MIKHAYEL MATTA AND FRIENDS

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 21:00

WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF TASHWEESH - organized by the Goethe Institute

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TASHWEESH - PERFORMANCES BY FARAH BARQAWI AND KHOULOUD YASSINE

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 21:00

BABA, COME TO ME (Farah Barqawi) | HEROES - SURFACE OF A REVOLUTION (Khouloud Yassine)

PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

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Perfomance: Untitled

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 21:00 to 22:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

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Closing Reception

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 20:00 to 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

Come and join Zoukak Theatre Company's team as well as the participants of Sidewalk 2018 - The Festival to celebrate the end of this year's edition in Z Bar

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Performance: 36 Abbass Street, Haifa

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

36 Abbas Street, Haifa is the story of the Rafa & Abu Ghaida's families - one that stayed in Palestine an another one who was forced to leave and left to wander all corners of the world in search of a country they could call their own.

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Project Presentation: A Universe Not Made For Us

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 16:00 to 16:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

In the global context of chronic depression and massive political failures that the world is facing today, Younes and Allami explore a turbulent point in history from a tiny moment in the vast cosmic arena.

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Reading: Ecdysis

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 15:30 to 16:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

The Man is a foetus, his three daughters and concubines take care of his health in an attempt to keep him alive. In exchange, they shed his skin to decorate their home.

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Project Presentation: HamletMachine

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 15:00 to 15:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

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Installation & Performance: All the names

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 11:00 to 14:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

All the Names is an interactive installation project inspired by Kafka’s Trial and Castle, and All the Names by José Saramago.
 

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Audiovisual Performance: The Promise of a Field

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 22:30 to Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 23:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

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Performance: Illusions

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

« Hello. I want to tell you about a married couple. These were wonderful human beings. They lived together for fifty-two years. Fifty-two years! Always together. Their life was complete. A fulfilling life! Extraordinarily beautiful love. Her name was Sandra, his was Denny… » 

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Project Presentation: Everything is Just Fine

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 16:30 to 17:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Two women, in a fake duplication of the "real world" participate in an experiment in which they are asked to fulfill a constructed daily life routine and tell their stories.

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Project Presentation: Playground in Emergency

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 16:00 to 16:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Evicted from their home, an elderly couple gambles with their lives as they transgress social norms. What will it take for us to blur the lines that separate global crises from those of the everyday variety?

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Reading: Ghalia's Miles

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 15:30 to 16:15

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Zoukak's new creation is an invitation to follow the journey of Ghalia through the Arab World where she will encounter several women who guide her as she sacrifices almost everything she has to make the crossing

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Project Presentation: Augurs

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 15:00 to 15:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Two actresses and an actor reflect on their theater carrier; from the moment they have started working in theater in the early 80s during the Lebanese civil war. 

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The Story Of The Man Who Inhabited His Shadow

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:30

Invitation only 

An art exhibition and a theatre performance share the same space to alternatively, and each at a time, construct and tell the story of Kevork Kasarian and his unfinished works. 

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Concert: Jawab

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 22:30

Zoukak Sidewals 2018 - The Festival

 

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Performance : Two Heads and a Hand

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Based on Shakespeare's texts and his savage political commentaries, this play analyzes and questions the dominant archetypes of patriarchy in our context.

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Performance: The Confession

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

The Confession takes us into the realities of one day of Jalal's life, a former officer who is asked to return to service after a popular uprising in the country. 

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Project Presentation: The Ho-Ha Dance

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 16:30 to 17:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival
 

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Project Presentation: 077

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 16:00 to 16:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival presents:

077
Project Presentation
Wael Kodeih and Randa Mirza

"3amil 77" is an audio video concert by the band "Love and Revenge" that mixes, cuts and rearranges old Arab songs and movies using contemporary electronic aesthetic. The recurrent theme is hybridity; the mixture of two cultures and identities.

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Reading: The Date

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 15:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Faced with the desire to travel in search of a better future, it is the character's memories that control their decisions and behavior, and shape the course of this play

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Project Presentation: Under Correction

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 15:00 to 15:30

Zoukak Sidewalk 2018 - The Festival

A tragic yet ironic body hesitates between becoming tamed and well-conditioned to integrate society, or displaying its deformity and reclaiming its unique being.

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Concert: Aya Metwalli

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 22:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival
 

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Dance Performance: Fa'Addebhou li

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

« Fa'addebhou li » interrogates the construction of the male body in the Arab world.

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Sankar Venkateswaran in Conversation with Maya Zbib (Zoukak)

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Join us in a public conversation with Indian theater director Sankar Venkaterswaran to discuss his views on social exclusion in India and how theatre could mend these divisions. 

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MasterClass: Starting with the Actor by Catherine Coray

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:00 to 15:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

A workshop for actors, playwrights and directors who would like to explore writing scenes and monologues inspired by improvisational work and specific exercises designed to prompt behavior that can lead to character/relationship/text development.

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Performance: Criminal Tribes Act

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Criminal Tribes Act is a theatre piece that examines the inescapability of the 'us', 'them' and 'the other' social order.

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Designing the Artist's Experience: Public Conversation

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 19:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival: 

Designing the Artist's Experience
Public Conversation : Christopher Hibma (Sundance Institute) with Omar Abi Azar (Zoukak)

Join Sundance Institute Theatre Program Producing Director Christopher Hibma and Omar Abi Azar for a conversation about how environments for Sundance artists are designed. Learn more about how creativity and community are expressed both in physical space and in the relationships producers have with artists. Introduction by Jumana Al-Yasiri.

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Performance: Criminal Tribes Act

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 18:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Criminal Tribes Act is a theatre piece that examines the inescapability of the 'us', 'them' and 'the other' social order.

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MasterClass : Getting My New Play to Fly! by Philip Himberg

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

This intensive is for theatre-makers new to Sundance Institute who want to deepen their knowledge of the play development process

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Performance: Pretty Fire

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

In five autobiographical vignettes, Charlayne Woodard tells of tales of her family's survival through three generations of love, struggle, and triumph.

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American Theatre Landscape: Public conversation

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Have you ever wondered about the ecosystem of the arts scene in the United States? How does the creative economy in the US engage with art from outside their borders?

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Performance: Dreaming Zenzile (work in progress)

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Dreaming Zenzile is a play framed as a meta-performance based on the extraordinary life of South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba, set on the night of her final performance. 

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Film Screening: The Moscow Trials

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Rau thematises the issue of artists and dissidents' show trials, staged by Putin's system to prevent any form of democratic change, by drawing on the techniques of political theater. 

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Performance: Breivik's Statement // Followed by a Public Conversation

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival 

Witness the statement that the terrorist Anders B. Breivik adressed the Oslo Discrit Court, long time banned from television and withheld from the public.

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Round Table with Stanislas Nordey and Roger Assaf

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 17:00 to 18:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

In collaboration with the French Institute and the Salon du Livre, a round-table discussion with 2 of the theatre’s most prominent figures in Lebanon and in France

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Reading: Qui a tué mon père

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

The reading is the result of the masterclass given by Nordey on the same day and will be performed by the participants.

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MasterClass: Working on the Texts of Edouard Louis by Stanislas Nordey

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

French director will be conducting a performance-building masterclass based on the text of Edouard Louis “Qui a tué mon père” in which the author decrypts the mechanisms of domination that crush human-beings and their relationships

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Public Conversation: Milo Rau in Conversation with Junaid Sarieddeen (Zoukak)

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 21:00 to 22:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

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Film Screening: The Congo Tribunal

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Milo Rau's movie examines the causes and background to the Congo War in the Great Lakes region in a unique and stunningly political cross-media art project.

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MasterClass: Global Realism by Milo Rau and Stefan Bläske

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 11:00 to 15:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

What does it mean to be an artist in the globalized world at the beginning of the 21st century? What are the crimes and tragedies of our time, and how can you tell about them on stage?

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Dance Performance: Et Pourtant Elle Tourne

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

A unique piece where music and movement share equal status, reclaiming strong elements of popular culture.

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MasterClass: Conceptual Art in Theatre by Deborah Pearson

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 11:00 to 15:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

A urinal, a decorated phone booth, a glass of water. What can theatre learn from conceptual art?

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The Festival's Opening Reception & Exhibition

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 19:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival presents :

Opening reception & Exhibition 

Zoukak Studio will host an opening reception for the launching of Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival as well as an an exhibition :  "BOURJ HAMMOUD - Psychogeographic Explorations Beirut #3 , a collaboration between Youssef Tabti, French artist, based in Germany and Rani Al Rajji, Lebanese architect, based in Beirut. Initiated by Goethe-Institut Libanon.

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MasterClass: Directing New Texts by Lucy Morrison

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:00 to 14:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival

Lucy will share her experience of working exclusively with new plays, covering dramaturgy, writing, directing and performing new texts. The session will include practical writing and acting exercises. 

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Performance: Manwatching

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 01:30

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival: 

Fouad Yammine in Manwatching

A funny, frank, and occasionally explicit insight into heterosexual female desire, read out loud by a man

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Performance: Manwatching

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 21:00

Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival: 

Fouad Yammine in Manwatching

A funny, frank, and occasionally explicit insight into heterosexual female desire, read out loud by a man

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Zoukak Sidewalks – The Festival 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 20:00 to Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 23:00

Zoukak Sidewalks – The Festival 2018 returns this year with theatre, dance and music performances, film screenings, readings, project presentations, public conve

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BGC Halloween Special with Justin Barwick

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 09:00 to Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 03:00

Party: BGC Halloween Special with Justin Barwick
Friday 26 October at 9:00pm
Zoukak Studio

Entrance fee: LL15,000

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Performance: Illusions

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 20:30

Illusions
Performance
By Carlos Chahine 

Four actors share the stories of two old couples, their love and eventually, their death. They tell us about a past they have never known as if it were their own, and as if they themselves had lived those love stories. Are they inventing it all? Are they imagining their own future? Are they sending hidden messages to each other? This is a play about love, desire, and loss.

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Performance: Illusions

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

Illusions
Performance
By Carlos Chahine 

Four actors share the stories of two old couples, their love and eventually, their death. They tell us about a past they have never known as if it were their own, and as if they themselves had lived those love stories. Are they inventing it all? Are they imagining their own future? Are they sending hidden messages to each other? This is a play about love, desire, and loss.

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Performance: Illusions

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

Illusions
Performance
By Carlos Chahine 

Four actors share the stories of two old couples, their love and eventually, their death. They tell us about a past they have never known as if it were their own, and as if they themselves had lived those love stories. Are they inventing it all? Are they imagining their own future? Are they sending hidden messages to each other? This is a play about love, desire, and loss.

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Performance: Illusions

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

Illusions
Performance
By Carlos Chahine 

Four actors share the stories of two old couples, their love and eventually, their death. They tell us about a past they have never known as if it were their own, and as if they themselves had lived those love stories. Are they inventing it all? Are they imagining their own future? Are they sending hidden messages to each other? This is a play about love, desire, and loss.

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Lecture - Performance: Appendice by Lina Majdalanie

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 20:30

"I once heard that in hospitals, when a diseased organ is excised from a patient's body, or when a member is amputated, it is incinerated. This inspired in me a demonic idea." 

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Workshop: Little things by Lina Majdalanie

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:00 to Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 16:00

Based on different personal and not personal documents, objects, photos, articles, that the participants are asked to bring with them, we’ll try to question evidences and power narratives, to construct our own possible stories, to re-construct possible histories, therefore inventing our biography and looking for our rôle in the world in commun.

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Lecture - Performance: Appendice by Lina Majdalanie

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 20:30

"I once heard that in hospitals, when a diseased organ is excised from a patient's body, or when a member is amputated, it is incinerated. This inspired in me a demonic idea." 

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Concert: Sandy Chamoun and the Band

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 21:00 to 23:00

Concert: Sandy Chamoun and the Band
Closing of Arab Short Film Festival
Thursday 11 October at 9:00pm
Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Arab Short Film Festival

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 19:00 to Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 22:00

Arab Short Film Festival  
14th edition

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Performance: My Name is Rachel Corrie

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 17:00

My Name is Rachel Corrie tells Rachel's story: a US citizen and peace activist who joined the International Solidarity Movement in Palestine and was killed by an Israeli Defence Force bulldozer. The play is made from her diaries and emails, edited by Katharine Viner (now Editor in Chief of the Guardian newspaper in London) and the late actor Alan Rickman.

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Interbellum Album Release Concert: Dead Pets, Old Griefs

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 21:00

Interbellum Album Release Concert: Dead Pets, Old Griefs

26 September 2018 at 9:00pm
Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Concert: Mouniyati

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 20:00

Concert: Mouniyati
By the Graduates of "Action for Hope"'s Music School

Saturday 8 September at 8:00pm
Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Workshop: Sensorial Dance & Oriental Movement Pedagogy

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 10:00 to Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 17:00

Sensorial Dance and Oriental Movement as pedagogic and therapeutic tools : a four day workshop With Souraya Baghdadi 
30 August - 2 September 2018 (see schedule below)

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Two Heads and a Hand

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 19:00

Two Heads and  a Hand
Based on texts by Shakespeare

Portal Two, Tyre - 27 August 2018 at 8:00pm
Tour in Lebanon

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Performance: Two Heads and a Hand

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Burj el Chemali Refugee Camp, as part of Zoukak's tour in Lebanon.

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Touring: Two heads and a Hand

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 18:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Safadi Cultural Center in Tripoli, as part of Zoukak's tour in Lebanon.

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NOT silent

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 21:30

NOT SILENT
An international concert/performance series in support for the people of Palestine. 

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Touring: Two Heads and a Hand

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 20:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Kfardebian as part of the Zoukak tour in Lebanon

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Touring: Two Heads and a Hand

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 20:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Kfardebian as part of the Zoukak tour in Lebanon

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Touring: Two Heads and a Hand

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 21:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Kfardebian as part of the Zoukak tour in Lebanon

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Party: Khodor Ellaik and Essabbagh at Zoukak Studio

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 22:30

Album Release party and DJ sets by Khodor Ellaik and Essabbagh!

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Album Release Party: Al Roujoou Ilal Qamar

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 20:30

An experimentation with electronics and Arab vocals

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Auditions: Ghalia's Miles

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 16:00 to 20:00

Audition workshop: Ghalia's Miles

Date: Thursday 28 June 2018
Time: 4pm - 8pm
Location: Zoukak Studio, Beirut
 

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Performance of a work-in-progress: HamletMachine

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 20:30

Six months after the launch of Zoukak’s Theatre Mentorship Program and Production Support Grant, the two artists selected for the program, Line Itani and Lena Osseyran, are in the midst of developi

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Touring: Two Heads and a Hand

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 17:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Kfardebian as part of the Zoukak tour in Lebanon

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Performance of a work-in-progress: Ecdysis (working title)

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 20:30

A presentation of a work-in-progress within the Zoukak Theatre Mentorship Program

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Touring: Two Heads and a Hand

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 20:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Kfardebian as part of the Zoukak tour in Lebanon

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Two heads and a hand

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 11:00

Performance of Two Heads and a Hand in Halba as part of the Zoukak tour in Lebanon

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Dance and music performance: Contact

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 20:30

Contact 
Dance and Music Performance
Pierre Geagea and Georg Kroneis
May 31st and June 1 and June 2, 2018 at 8:30 pm
at Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Dance and music performance: Contact

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 20:30

Contact 
Dance and Music Performance
Pierre Geagea and Georg Kroneis
May 31st and June 1 and June 2, 2018 at 8:30 pm
at Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Ogres: Arabic reading of Yann Verburgh's text

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 20:00 to 23:45

As part of the Beirut Pride 2018 events, an Arabic reading of Ogres by Yann Verburgh will take place at Zoukak Studio, followed by a discussion of the text.

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PRAED - followed by DJ Dja7meh

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 21:30

PRAED followed by Dj Dja7meh, on May 11th starting 9:30pm at Zoukak Studio.

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REDZONE festival 2018: I Once Entered a Garden

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 15:00 to 20:00

I once entered a garden is a one-to-one interactive installation by Bissane Al Sharif (Syria/Palestine), Chrystèle Khodr (Lebanon) and Wael Ali (Syria).

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REDZONE festival 2018: I Once Entered a Garden

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 15:00 to 20:00

I once entered a garden is a one-to-one interactive installation by Bissane Al Sharif (Syria/Palestine), Chrystèle Khodr (Lebanon) and Wael Ali (Syria).

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REDZONE festival 2018: I Once Entered a Garden

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 15:00 to 20:00

I once entered a garden is a one-to-one interactive installation by Bissane Al Sharif (Syria/Palestine), Chrystèle Khodr (Lebanon) and Wael Ali (Syria).

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REDZONE festival 2018: Jimi and the Saint

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 22:00

Jimi and the Saint (Egypt)

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REDZONE festival 2018: I Once Entered a Garden

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 15:00 to 20:00

I once entered a garden is a one-to-one interactive installation by Bissane Al Sharif (Syria/Palestine), Chrystèle Khodr (Lebanon) and Wael Ali (Syria).

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Performance: Two Heads and a Hand

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 20:30

Two Heads and a Hand
Based on texts by Shakespeare

Zoukak Theatre Company

26-27 April and 3 May 2018 at 8:30pm/
At Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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REDZONE festival 2018: I Once Entered a Garden

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 15:00 to 20:00

I once entered a garden is a one-to-one interactive installation by Bissane Al Sharif (Syria/Palestine), Chrystèle Khodr (Lebanon) and Wael Ali (Syria).

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Performance: Two Heads and a Hand

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 20:30

Two Heads and a Hand
Based on texts by Shakespeare

Zoukak Theatre Company

26-27 April and 3 May 2018 at 8:30pm/
At Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Performance: Two Heads and a Hand

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

Two Heads and a Hand
Based on texts by Shakespeare

Zoukak Theatre Company

26-27 April and 3 May 2018 at 8:30pm/
At Zoukak Studio, Beirut

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Kid Fourteen Album Release

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 20:30 to 23:45

This Friday April the 13th marks Kid Fourteen's official album release (Blood-Thick Silence) by pinyon. April 15th is khodor's Birthday. Not a bad reason to make it into one big party. 

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Irtijal 2018: Day 4

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 20:30 to Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 04:00

For its 18th edition, the International Festival for Experimental Music in Lebanon IRTIJAL will be held at Zoukak Studio, Beirut Art Center and Metro al Ma

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Irtijal 2018: Day 3

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 20:30

For its 18th edition, the International Festival for Experimental Music in Lebanon IRTIJAL will be held at Zoukak Studio, Beirut Art Center and

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Performance: Dystopia

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

A permanent conflict and a total affliction that tears up our lives at every moment, while everything rises up and works against our being. Our memories are fragile, the violence is nested, and the infirmity is present, although we are searching for a dream even in tragedies.

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Performance: Dystopia

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

A permanent conflict and a total affliction that tears up our lives at every moment, while everything rises up and works against our being. Our memories are fragile, the violence is nested, and the infirmity is present, although we are searching for a dream even in tragedies.

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Performance: Dystopia

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

A permanent conflict and a total affliction that tears up our lives at every moment, while everything rises up and works against our being. Our memories are fragile, the violence is nested, and the infirmity is present, although we are searching for a dream even in tragedies.

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Performance: Dystopia

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

A permanent conflict and a total affliction that tears up our lives at every moment, while everything rises up and works against our being. Our memories are fragile, the violence is nested, and the infirmity is present, although we are searching for a dream even in tragedies.

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Book Signing: "ya lil Hawl" by Nay el Rahi

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 18:00

"Ya lil hawl: Stories from the darkness of Beirut" is a comic book who's hero is an owl that walks around the neighbourhoods, alleys and homes of Beirut at night, and is witness to many stories tha

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Performance: Dystopia

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

A permanent conflict and a total affliction that tears up our lives at every moment, while everything rises up and works against our being. Our memories are fragile, the violence is nested, and the infirmity is present, although we are searching for a dream even in tragedies.

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Performance: Dystopia

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 20:30 to 22:00

A permanent conflict and a total affliction that tears up our lives at every moment, while everything rises up and works against our being. Our memories are fragile, the violence is nested, and the infirmity is present, although we are searching for a dream even in tragedies.

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Women's Day Celebration with the Alliance of MDWs in Lebanon

Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

A week after International Women's Day, the Alliance of Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon is organizing a celebration serving as an outreach event for other Migrant Domestic Workers in the countr

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Beirut Today Fundraiser

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 20:30 to 23:45

 

Independent newspaper "Beirut Today" is celebrating its 6 months anniversary by having a fundraising event at Zoukak Studio on Saturday March 10th!

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Performance: More Than an Artist by One Hand Puppet Theatre Company

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 18:30

One Hand Puppet Theatre Company, an experimental interactive puppet theatre formed of Syrian refugee children, will present their performance "More than an Artist" at Zoukak Studio on March 3, 2018 at 6:30pm.

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Concert: Kid Fourteen feat. Shams

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 21:30 to Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 02:00

Kid Fourteen (Khodor Ellaik) will perform live for the first time at Zoukak Studio with long-time collaborator Karim Shams Eddine aka Shams- Joining him on guitar and synth. 

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Zoukak studio party

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 22:30 to Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 02:00

On January 27th starting 10:30pm, after the performance of “Jogging”, the disco ball will be set up for yet another Zoukak Studio Party, we will dance to the tunes of Dj Dja7meh. 

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Performance: Jogging

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

On 25, 26 and 27 January, Zoukak Studio hosts performances of "Jogging" by Hanane Hajj Ali in collaboration with Abdullah al Kafri and Eric Deniaud.

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Performance: Jogging

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

On 25, 26 and 27 January, Zoukak Studio hosts performances of "Jogging" by Hanane Hajj Ali in collaboration with Abdullah al Kafri and Eric Deniaud.

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Performance: Jogging

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 20:30 to 21:30

On 25, 26 and 27 January, Zoukak Studio hosts performances of "Jogging" by Hanane Hajj Ali in collaboration with Abdullah al Kafri and Eric Deniaud.

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Cheers to 2018! at Zoukak Studio

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 20:30 to 23:45

First drinks of 2018 at Zoukak Studio, on Thursday 18 January!

The bar will be open at 8:30pm.

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Book Launch: Waiting by Noura Ghazi Safadi

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00

Lawyer Noura Ghazi Safadi will launch her book "Waiting", on Thursday 18 January at 6:00pm at Zoukak Studio. 

 

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Performance: 36 Abbas Street, Haifa

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 20:30 to 21:45

36 Abbas Street Haifa

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Performance: 36 Abbas Street, Haifa

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 20:30

36 Abbas Street Haifa

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Master Class with Alexander Zeldin

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 15:30 to 17:30

Masterclass: Theater with Alexander Zeldin 
Thursday 21 Dec, 3:30pm-7:30pm at the Saint Joseph University, IESAV, Damascus Road, Beirut.

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Alexander Zeldin: Artist talk followed by a discussion

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 20:00 to 21:30

As part of Zoukak Sidewalks
Alexander Zeldin: Artist talk followed by a discussion

Wednesday 20 Dec, 8:00PM-9:30PM at Zoukak Studio, Karantina.

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The Jokers Performance

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 20:30 to 21:30

Join us for the premiere of Zoukak's newest production, "The Jokers" in Zoukak Studio on the 16th of December at 8:30pm. 

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The Jokers Performance

Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 20:30 to 21:30

Join us for the premiere of Zoukak's newest production, "The Jokers" in Zoukak Studio on the 16th of December at 8:30pm. 

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The Jokers Performance

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 20:30 to 21:30

Join us for the premiere of Zoukak's newest production, "The Jokers" in Zoukak Studio on the 16th of December at 8:30pm. 

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Zoukak Studio Opening

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 20:00 to 23:45

Join us in Zoukak Studio on the 14th of December at 8:00pm to celebrate the opening of our new space!

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Book Signing - "Heavens" and "Perform Autopsy"

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 17:00

Book Signing of "Heavens" and "Perform Autopsy"
Part of the Arabic Book Fair in Biel, Beirut, Dar Al Farabi Stand
Sunday 3 December 2017 at 17:00 until 19:00

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