Nour-ani is a French actress who graduated from RADA in 2016. Originally from Paris, she trained at Jacques Lecoq School and started her own theatre company at the age of 21. For her first role as Solange in The Maids she won the ‘Paris Jeunes Talents’ award.
Nour-Ani has collaborated with artists from different artistic backgrounds including contemporary dancers from Europe and theatre practitioners from across Asia. She has worked at La Cartoucherie in Paris (Theatre du Soleil), a venue well known for welcoming prestigious international companies.
Working in this environment was a source of inspiration that contributed to her artistic growth and influenced her personal journey. In London, Nour-Ani wrote and performed two plays: ‘Sometimes I Have Nightmares’ a
monologue about the Armenian genocide and Boxxxxes a feminist piece inspired by the myth of Pandora’s box at Camden’s People Theatre.
In films, Nour-Ani has worked under the direction of Olivier Megaton in Taken 2, Michel Gondry in Blue Indigo and Eric Rochant in The School for all.
She is currently performing at the Baron’s Court Theatre in Kafka’s Monkey and at the Wandsworth Fringe in Astapovo.
Nour-Ani is also a theatre maker and director. In 2017 she was invited by RADA and Artistic Director of The Future to work with BAME students for the Beyond the Canon Showcase.
She is a workshop facilitator (improvisation, physical theatre and mask) and is currently facilitating workshops with Women for Refugee Women at The Southbank Centre.