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Yasmin Hafesji


Yasmin is a theatre director from London. She trained on the Young Vic Introduction to Directing Programme 2017, led by Natalie Abrahami. Yasmin was Associate Director at the Gate Theatre from 2020 to 2022. As a freelance director Yasmin has directed new plays, reimagined classics, devised work, and youth theatre across the U.K.

Theatre credits include: Electra (Central School of Speech and Drama), A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain (Paines Plough Roundabout and Gate Theatre Camden) Maladies (Almeida Young Company, Yard Theatre), Kick (Lyric Hammersmith, Bill Cashmore Award Winner); The Letters Project (Gate Theatre Online, Co-Director); George (Gate Theatre Online); Rhinoceros (Lyric Evolution Festival, Lyric Hammersmith); Rashida (Fresh Direction: Replay project, as part of the Young Vic Directors Program, Young Vic, Maria); Two Heads and a Hand & The Jokers (Shubbak Festival, Gate Theatre); Watch Me Dance! (White City Youth Theatre Summer Project, Bush Theatre); Young Writers Group Showcase (Bush Theatre, Studio).

Assistant Director credits include: The Motive and the Cue (National Theatre; The Tragedy of Macbeth (Almeida Theatre); Women Beware Women (Globe Theatre); Fairview (Young Vic Theatre); Dear Elizabeth (Gate Theatre).