Omar Rahim
Portrait by Evan Kafka

The short version

An alumnus of MacArthur Award-winning Susan Marshall and Company, Omar has performed internationally at venues including the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Jacob’s Pillow, the Joyce Theatre in New York and the Edinburgh Festival. His choreography has been presented at Dance Theater Workshop in New York, NY, at Wesleyan University and at the Bates Dance Festival in Lewiston, Maine. In 2002, Omar assisted Mary-Ann Kellogg, choreographer of the Hollywood film, the Guru, and had a cameo as the Indian Prince.  Omar has choreographed dances for the prestigious stage and television Lux Style Awards shows in Karachi, Pakistan in 2002, 2003, and 2006.  In 2008, Omar choreographed and featured in Saqib Malik’s acclaimed music video for Zeb and Haniya’s Aitebar and choreographed Bossy R, a music video for Sesame Workshop in New York with five-time Emmy-nominated Director Koyalee Chanda.  Omar is currently acting in a feature film in Bangladesh called Meherjaan directed by Rubaiyat Hossain due for release in Winter 2009.

The long version

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