Working in the Theatre: In the Field – Bella Warda

“What other profession in the world [other than theatre] gives you that chance to understand so many people and so many ways of thinking. It makes you more human… I hope.” – Bella Warda

The immigration story is not new to the world of theatre nor is it new for artists working in the theatre. Bella Warda of Golden Thread Productions shares her journey of escaping the Iranian Revolution and looking for a sense of belonging. Watch this glimpse of her story where she shares her believe that theatre can help us to understand each other.

American Theatre Wing’s Working in the Theatre documentary series features the most fascinating people on the stage, behind the scenes, and in the audience. From Tony Awards® and Obie Awards® winning artists to the next generation of theatre makers, we capture theatre’s inner-workings, industry luminaries, and unique stories that surround important work.