Mahin Oskouei

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Mahin Oskouei (1929 – January 2006) was an Iranian theater director and instructor and Iran's pioneering female theater arts figure.

Born in Tehran, she was Iran's first female theater director and first woman to appear on stage. She studied in Russia alongside Jerzy Grotowski, and her career included all aspects of Iranian theater, including writing plays and translating major plays by such writers as Gorki and Chekhov.[1]


  1. ^ "Iran Looses Mahin Oskouei..." AIC Update. American-Iranian Council. January 2006. Retrieved 10 December 2010. 

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