Ghafir Akbar


Ghafir is a Malaysian actor and director recently seen in HOTEL, An Inspector Calls (Wild Rice), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (SRT-Shakespeare in the Park) and Three Years in the Life and Death of Land (TNS). Other credits include Kingdoms Apart (Esplanade); Lifespan of a Fact, Julius Caesar, Guards at the Taj (SRT); Merdeka(Wild Rice); Acting Mad, Civilised (TNS); Temple, Medea (Cake Theatrical); Gold Rain and Hailstones (Instant Café Theatre).

Directing credits include US-Malaysia collaboration: How To Be Alone; Fault Lines (Cocoon Studios, KL); Armour & Skin (George Town Festival - Hands Percussion/Gamelan Yuganada); The Language Archive (PH7 Productions); Ombak!, Bites of Delights (Rhythm in Bronze);Cinta Sang Arnab (Kakiseni Arts Festival); and as Associate Director for OlaBola The Musical at Istana Budaya.

Ghafir holds an MFA in Acting (Asolo Conservatory/FSU), and a BA in Theatre Performance (Western Michigan University).


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