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Swim Team ()

Produced by

Nowadays Theatre

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Playwright: Jaber Ramezani
Director: Aida Keykhaii


The Theatre Centre – Franco Boni Theatre


August 12th, 2018 – August 19th, 2018


Inspired by real stories from the world of women’s sports in post-revolutionary Iran, Swim Team follows three women who are determined to learn to swim in a place devoid of water. When their coach transforms her small apartment into a training facility, they discover that it can still be tricky to achieve your dreams, even when they’re just in your imagination. (


Banafsheh Taherian Performer
Sara Saberi Performer
Tina Bararian Performer
Pariya Tahsini Performer

Creative Team

Jaber Ramezani Playwright
Aida Keykhaii Director
Mohammad Yaghoubi Dramaturge


Farnoosh Talebpour Stage Manager
Banafsheh Taherian Publicity


Navid Amini Venue Technician
Tim Lindsay Venue Technician
John Cabanela Venue Technician
Jennifer Lennon Festival Lighting Designer