Dina Abu Hamdan is a theatre director and choreographer, with an international portfolio of both small and ensemble performances as well as large-scale outdoor spectacles and events. Dina is a multi-disciplinary artistic director, a cultural development consultant, producer and an expert in working with local communities along professional artists on leading residencies as well as making network events and performances.
She was the artistic director of 'A Shared Moment' the official closing ceremony of Aarhus 2017 European capital of culture in Denmark and 'Sugar Town' performance marking the 40th anniversary of Carlow Arts Festival in Ireland. Dina is currently directing the 'Train project' for Carlow Arts festival/ Ireland 2022, and 'Motor Ballet' for Can Rebecca Canoe/ DK 2021, and is part of Eugenio Barba's assistant directors' team for the new production 'Thebes at the time of the yellow fever'.
Dina founded ILITA Immersive Lab for Innovation in Theatre and Archive, a strategic ongoing project at Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium/Odin Teatret.