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Yasmin Hafesji

Director London

She/Her. Director and dramaturg from, and currently making work in, London. I am interested in formally interesting new writing, adaptations, reimagined classics and international work.


DIRECTOR, A Little Iraqi by Jasmine Jones, The Upsetters Scratch Night, Bunker Theatre, 2020
DIRECTOR, Rhino(s), after Rhinoceros by Eugene Ionesco, Lyric Hammersmith, 5 Performances, 2020
DIRECTOR, Watch Me Dance! by Bisola Alabi, Bush Theatre (main-space), 1 Performance, 2019
DIRECTOR, 'Two Heads & A Hand' and 'The Jokers' by Zoukak, Gate Theatre, 1 Staged Reading, 2019
DIRECTOR, Bush Young Writers Group Showcase, Bush Theatre (Studio),1 Staged Reading, 2019

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Women Beware Women, Globe Theatre, 6 weeks, 2020
TRAINEE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Fairview, Young Vic, 6 weeks, 2019/20
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, The Mob Reformers, Lyric Hammersmith, 9 months, 2019
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Dear Elizabeth, Gate Theatre, 6 weeks, 2019

DRAMATURG, Omeros, Gate Theatre, 1 Staged Reading, 2018


Young Vic Springboard (2019)
Young Vic Introduction to Directing (2017)


1-2 years


Costume Design
Working with Young People

Additional Languages

Gujarati (Basic) and Urdu (Very Basic)


Latest Events

We are delighted that our associate company the Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme (RTYDS) will be curating and delivering the program for emerging directors, producers, designers and artists whilst we temporarily reduce our key operations throughout June and July 2020.  Find out what events we have planned