Beirut Physical Lab

About Beirut Physical Lab

Beirut Physical Lab is an independent organization that aims to develop the physical theater and contemporary dance scene in Beirut and its surroundings. Its objective is to support amateur and professional artists by creating a safe space to express themselves, work on their personal projects, and give them tools to develop their skills.

Diane Fardon

Diane Fardon’s Workshop

“Beirut Physical Lab” held a workshop in contemporary dance and movement, with the French dancer and choreographer, Diane Fardon, for four hours. The participants discovered the special character of each of them, within similar movements. The workshop also focused on the impact of every personality and life of each dancer, on the body and expressions.

The Body in Infinite Motion Dance Workshop

The Body in Infinite Motion Dance Workshop

In August 2022, Beirut Physical Lab held a dance workshop in movement and contemporary dance, with the Swiss dancer and choreographer, Mirjam Barakar. More than 40 people who are interested in the body movement and contemporary dance, participated the workshop.

Diane Fardoun

Dance Workshop with Diane Fardoun

Beirut Physical Lab is hosting an Intermediate Dance Workshop by Diane Fardoun. In this workshop, Diane will explore the special character of each dancer in similar movements, and dive deep into the unique interpretations.

Body in Infinite Motion Workshop by Mijram Barakar

This workshop is referring to dancers from contemporary dance to folklore dances who would love to intensify their movement skills in technique and improvisation. You will work with characteristics and ideas of the folklore dances from the Middle East movement and transfer it into a contemporary movement language.

(Brainstorming/ Bodystorming)

Brainstorming/ Bodystorming, 2 days with Peggy Olislaegres

LAB FOR ARTIST (Brainstorming/ Bodystorming)2 days with Peggy Olislaegres comes within the framework of Bipod- Beirut International Platform of Dance, Beirut Physical Lab is collaborating with Omar Rajeh - Maqamat to organize an artist lab given by the international choreographer Peggy Olislaegrers on 24 and 25 May 2022, from 03:00 p.m till 07:00 p.m.

Fabian Thome’s Workshop

Within the framework of Bipod- Beirut International Platform of Dance 2022 and with the support of the Embajada de España, Beirut Physical Lab is collaborating with Omar Rajeh - Maqamat to organize the workshop given by the  Fabian Tohme from 21 to 25 May 2022.

“BeiRoot Bodies”: A work in progress Physical Theater Performance.

“BeiRoot Bodies”: A work in progress Physical Theater Performance.

Following a workshop on developing the physical skills and stimulating individual and collective activity, in a city full of violence, “Beirut Physical Lab” presents the physical theater performance...

Bassam Bou Diab

About Bassam Abou Diab: Founder of Beirut Physical Lab

Bassam Bou Diab received his Bachelor degree in Theatre in 2009 from the Lebanese University, Faculty of Fine Arts and has recently graduated with his Master degree in Actor Formation.

Simea Cavelti

Simea Cavelti’s Workshop in Beirut

A consecutive series of 5 separate sessions concerning contemporary_dance and physical expression featuring 50 professional and amateur artists and performers who were forwarded by the Swiss choreographer Simea Cavelati and organized by the Beirut Physical Lab...