Vahdat Yeganeh (Assistant Director) is very honored to be back at CST as the assistant to Daniel Gidron. Iranian born Vahdat is the founder of Boston Experimental Theatre Company (B.E.T.). Currently Vahdat is studying and practicing the philosophy of Dialogue Among Civilizations in theatre, creating an environment for American, Iranian and Jewish artists to develop cultural and psychoanalytic dialogue among each other and spectators. Vahdat has created two new plays: SHAHNAMEH: the Persian Book of Kings (The Tale of ZAHHAK, 2015 and The First King, 2014). Mr. Yeganeh has also worked on Sadegh Hedayat’s Blind Owl (2015), and produced and directed the first American-Iranian co-production “Creatures” (2013).
Some of Mr. Yeganeh’s other work includes producing and directing Antonin Artaud’s Spurt of Blood and To Have Done with the Judgment of God (2012), Albert Camus’ The Misunderstanding (2011), Walter Davis’ There Is Another Court (2011), Friedrick Durrenmatt’s Play Strindberg: Dance of death (2007), which won him the best directing award from KCACTF (2007); working as the Production Manager and associate director for the Children’s Theatre Company in Boston (CTC 2005-2007); and directing Afshin Hashemi’s The Most Honest Murderer of the World (Iran, 2000). Vahdat has worked with The University of Massachusetts, Boston (UMASS Boston), Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis (BGSP), Boston University (BU), American Repertory Theatre (A.R.T.), and Yale Repertory Theatre.
Additionally, Vahdat has worked on several films as an actor and producer. His last film project as a co-producer (Over There) was featured at the Cannes Film Festival, the Chicago International Film Festival, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and won the best prize Golden Alexander at Thessaloniki International film festival for the best future movie (2008).