Make Me a Houri


Make Me a Houri

Studio 1
Performing Arts - Theatre


Dodds Street, South Melbourne

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Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

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.

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