Laila Soliman, author, playwright and director, born in 1981 in Cairo. Lives and works in Cairo. Her works have been shown in Egypt, Syria, Lebanon and various European countries. Among her main works are the productions Ghorba, Images of Alienation (2006), …At Your Service! (2009), Spring Awakening in the Tuktuk (2010), and Lessons in Revolting (2011), which she developed together with Ruud Gielens, as well as the documentary theatre series No Time for Art.