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"Art does not give solutions but raises questions, does not give explanations, it demands them." 

- Jorge E. Adoum

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Salmah Beydoun is a scenic designer, architect and deviser of collective work. Her professional experience includes theatrical, choreographic and art installation productions.

She started her theater career as an assistant scenic designer in 2015. Since then, she has worked in many plays, operas, ballets and musicals such as; Cosí Fan Tutte, Carmen, Constallations, Rent, Le Nozze de Fígaro, and more.


Designer of Metaphysics of a Two-Headed Calf, directed by Natalia Korczakowska, produced for the Boska Komedia International Theater Festival in Krakow and StudioTeatr in Warsaw. Salmah also collaborated with director Monty Cole in the adaptation of Black Like Me and with Jesse Bonnell in Paradise Island, a work based on texts by Richard Foreman, for the RedCat NOW festival in Los Angeles. Some of her other credits include, Uncle Vanya, (Un) Covered, Lysistrata and The Princess; a piece that won first place in the ArtChangeUS competition in 2019. She is currently collaborating with director and choreographer Samantha Shay on a piece commissioned by Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch that will be performed at the Grotowski Institute in Wroclaw later this year .

Salmah holds an Architecture degree from UNAM and was beneficiary of the FONCA-CONACYT scholarship for Studies Abroad with which she obtained a Master's Degree in Scenic Design at the California Institute of the Arts. She received the Princess Grace Award Fabergé Theater Honor in 2019 and received 2nd place in the emerging category of the World Stage Design of 2022. She is co-founder of Colectivo Berenjena, a Mexican artistic group dedicated to the creation of new stage and film projects. Currently, she also works as a motion graphics and 3D animation designer for The Mill design studio in New York.

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