Make Me a Houri
Performing Arts - Theatre
Dodds Street, South Melbourne
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VCA Master of Writing for Performance Presentations
Written by: Emina Ashman
Directed by: Jessica McLaughlin Cafferty
Cast: Ruby Hughes, Nisha Joseph
"In the afterlife, Asmara and Safia attempt to transform into the Houris, Islamic virgins of paradise by physically and mentally purifying themselves."
- Tuesday 17 October, 8.00pm
- Friday 20 October, 3.30pm
Emina is an actor, theatre-maker and writer currently based in Melbourne. She is a Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) acting and theatre-making graduate of Company 2014. At VCA she co-devised and performed in productions such as Plus Sign Attached and Lucky Country (Melbourne Fringe Festival, 2014). Upon graduating, she has performed in productions including Bock Kills Her Father, Tales of a City by the Sea, Roberto Zucco and Too Ready Mirror. She also partook in the Lotus Showcase Readings in the National Playwriting Festival and Melbourne Theatre Company’s Cybec Electric Readings for Moths and Hungry Ghosts.