Dalia Taha

Dalia TahaDalia TahaDalia Taha is a Palestinian poet and playwright. She was born in Berlin 1986 but grew up in Ramallah-Palestine. Her first play “Keffiyeh/Made in China” was produced by the Flemish Royal Theater and A.M. Qattan Foundation. The play was premiered in Brussels in 2012, then brought to Palestine where it toured 7 Palestinian cities across the west bank. The play was given a staged reading in July 2013 at the Mosaic room in London, as part of the Shubbak Festival: A window on contemporary Arab Culture. In addition to that two scenes of the play where staged in Mohamed V theatre in Rabat-Morocco. The play was published in four languages, Arabic, English, French and Flemish.

In 2013 Dalia was awarded the young artist grant, to travel to both Kinshasa and Hanover to attend the theater festivals in the two cities. In addition to plays, Dalia writes poetry and fiction. She has published two collections of poetry, and one novel. Her poems were translated into English, French, German, and Swedish.

She is now working on a new Play which was accepted to take part in the Royal Court International Playwriting residency.

Dalia graduated from Birzeit University in 2009 with a degree in Architecture.