Seemia Theatre are generously supported by Theatre Deli and Arts Council England, and are a Tangled Feet mentored company.

Photographs of Whispers by Omid Salehi & Mohammad Hossieni. Photographs of Evros by Arash Ashtiani, Bardia Jalali, Kamal Mostofi, Mina Tolouei Azar, James Wasswa and members of the ensemble. Photographs of Marcus by Parham Ghobadi. 

©2019 by Seemia Theatre.

October 1, 2018

Earlier this Summer, Seemia Theatre took a show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for their first time, and what an incredible experience it was. As many know who have done it before it’s a bombardment of the senses, with lots of choice for audiences and countless other...

July 31, 2018

How does theatre help people? at TEDx Leamington Spa: H?ME 

In November last year I was invited to be part of a panel for TEDX Leamington Spa called ‘Homelessness – Beyond the Label’.  I shared the space with two other amazing and inspiring women, Lianne Kirkman and Ell...

May 17, 2018

As we start at the very beginning of the devising process for our new show, we’re looking back at the importance of giving time to develop devised work.

When Seemia began meeting for weekly rehearsals - every Monday for four hours in a dark October in 2015 - we thought...


As part of our preparation for VAULT Festival 2018, we spoke to Clowns All Around. 

Photograph courtesy of Arash Ashtiani.

Among the amazing programme at VAULT Festival 2018 is a lot of politically charged work. Evros | The Crossing River exp...

January 28, 2018

Seemia's Artistic Director, Sara Amini gives her five tips on her role as the director in our unique devising ensemble. 

I studied classical theatre directing in Iran at Tehran university.  Back then I was taught the director held the responsibility for how a show is ma...

September 28, 2017

This National Poetry Day, Cheryl felt inspired on a walk back from the Heath. Here are her words of inspiration for today, and tomorrow

Sunlight streaks through the window
Anxious rumblings down below
I seek to ease the daytimes 
Send some joyous rapture into the world


July 2, 2017

After coming from a successful and extremely hard week of work with Seemia Theatre at the Arcola, I’ve asked myself many questions about what my goals are, what we’ve learnt as a company, where can we improve and ultimately, what next?  Well that’s the easy part, we’re...

June 21, 2017

I have been sight impaired in one eye since an accident when I was 17. As a company member of Seemia, I act as producer and performer. Outside of Seemia, I work across many fields of theatre & performance, as a performer and workshop facilitator for companies such as E...

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