Omar Okai

Guest Teacher - Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

Area of Work

Guest Teacher; Workshop Provider; Creative Practitioner
Omar Okai

Biography

Omar F. Okai is an award-winning director and / or choreographer of over sixty plays and musicals, produced both in London and Europe. He is the Artistic Director of the award winning Okai Collier Company Limited, which has been nominated for an Empty Space…Peter Brook Award / Equity Ensemble category both in 2011 and 2014 acknowledging its body of work. In 2001 Omar received the Best Director award for ‘Ruthless’, which also won four other awards including Best Musical Production [off West End], and was jointly nominated in 2004 for two Whatsonstage Awards [Best Musical Revival and Best Overall off West End Production] for ‘Purlie’. Omar recently won the 2016 International Achievement Recognition Award for Choreography and has been nominated for a B.E.F.F.T. Award, again for Choreography.