Iran Theater- Kazem Nazari issued a decree and appointed Mehdi Hamedsagayan as the artistic director of the 42nd Fadjr International Theater Festival.
Kazem Nazari (the Director General of Dramatic Arts Center and ITI President of Iran) issued a decree and appointed Mehdi Hamedsagayan as the artistic director of the 42nd Fadjr International Theater Festival.
He wrote in part of the decree: Fadjr International Theater Festival, as the most important and broadest theater event that branched out from the glorious Islamic revolution of Iran, has always been noted in the world of daramtic arts. Undoubtedly, this special position requires artistic monitoring and protection, so that by introducing the power and capabilities of the country's theater groups, it will take appropriate measures in order to have a lasting and fruitful impact on the path of theater production for the audience. Therefore, a real and expert perspective, special attention to the modernity, efficiency and reliability of creative ideas, a serious look at the productions of the provinces and also international theatre groups from all over the world and the use of expert advice can promise a magnificent and successful festival.
Mehdi Hamedsagayan was born in 1966 in Tehran.
He got BA in Directing from the Fine Arts Faculty of Tehran University, MA in Directing from Tarbiat Modares University, and a PhD in theater from the Russian Theater Academy.He had participated in several national and international festivals . He was a jury member of experimental and student section of Fadjr International Theater Festival . He has been a member of the selection committee of the street section of the Fadjr International Theater Festival, a jury member of the street theater section of the Women Theater Festival and director of the department and assistant professor of acting and directing department of Tarbiat Modares University.