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Bio:
Omar Sangare was born and raised in Poland, and graduated from the Theater Academy in Warsaw, where he studied with the Oscar winning director, Andrzej Wajda. In 1994 he was awarded a scholarship to The British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England. While there, he worked with Derek Jacobi, Alan ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Omar Sangare was born and raised in Poland, and graduated from the Theater Academy in Warsaw, where he studied with the Oscar winning director, Andrzej Wajda. In 1994 he was awarded a scholarship to The British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England. While there, he worked with Derek Jacobi, Alan ... (read complete bio)
United Solo to Present Liba Vaynberg's QUEEN'S QUEST Photo United Solo to Present Liba Vaynberg's QUEEN'S QUEST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2021

Vaynberg's new solo piece is presented to benefit United Solo following its first reading with 14th Street Y and Downtown Jewish Life's TIKKUN: Into the Night. This piece has been developed and directed by Natasha Warner.

United Solo Announces Ian McKellen as the Winner of the 2020 United Solo Special Awar Photo United Solo Announces Ian McKellen as the Winner of the 2020 United Solo Special Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2020

United Solo named Sir Ian McKellen as the winner of the 2020 United Solo Special Award. McKellen was awarded for his solo performance, “Ian McKellen on Stage: Tolkien, Shakespeare and You!”, which toured across the United Kingdom last year before coming to London’s West End for a limited run.

2020 United Solo Special Award Nominations Announced Photo 2020 United Solo Special Award Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020

The United Solo Theatre Festival, the world’s largest solo performance festival, has announced their nominees for the 2020 United Solo Special Award: Laura Linney, Bellina Logan, Sir Ian McKellen, and Andrew Scott for their outstanding solo productions.

Laura Linney, Ian McKellen, Andrew Scott and Bellina Logan Nominated for 2020 United  Photo Laura Linney, Ian McKellen, Andrew Scott and Bellina Logan Nominated for 2020 United Solo Special Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020

My Name Is Lucy Barton star Laura Linney, acclaimed performer Bellina Logan, acting legend Sir Ian McKellen, and Fleabag star Andrew Scott are among the nominees for the The United Solo Theatre Festival's 2020 United Solo Special Award.

United Solo Releases Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter Photo United Solo Releases Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

United Solo has shared its commitment to fight for equality. The festival is actively working to engage its audiences and take part in educating one another on the human experience with stories from diverse backgrounds and cultures. 

After Its 10th Anniversary Season, United Solo Extends Its Reach To The West End In L Photo After Its 10th Anniversary Season, United Solo Extends Its Reach To The West End In London
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

The United Solo Theatre Festival, the largest solo performance festival in the world, just wrapped up its 10th anniversary season. This fall, in the heart of New York's theatre district at Theatre Row, United Solo hosted over 120 productions with performers from six continents. It was an exciting season that welcomed new and returning shows. Several shows were featured in the a?oeBest Ofa?? category, which presented returning shows from United Solo's first decade. With the conclusion of this year's festival, it was announced at the annual closing gala that, in addition to its regular season in New York City, United Solo will set its sights on a brand-new location: London.

United Solo Festival Announces 2019 Award Winners And New London Festival Photo United Solo Festival Announces 2019 Award Winners And New London Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

United Solo Announces 10th-Season Winners and New Festival in London

10th Season Of United Solo Festival Opens Tonight Photo 10th Season Of United Solo Festival Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

The wait is finally over for the 10th anniversary of United Solo. With its most ambitious lineup yet, United Solo will once again unite solo performers from six continents in the heart of New York's theatre district. Over 130 productions will be presented at this year's United Solo, the largest festival of its kind in the world, celebrating its first decade of taking solo theatre to new heights. With up to five performances each day until November 24 at Theatre Row, this year's robust selection of one-person shows will attract thousands of theatregoers. Over 20 performances have sold out in advance, with more expected to follow. The festival will grant additional performance dates to its most popular productions. In addition to performances, United Solo also offers Master Classes with world-famous theatre creators and recognized experts, including acclaimed director Austin Pendleton, who will give his Master Class on October 8, with more Master Classes to follow.

IT Awards Announce Host For Monday's Ceremony Photo IT Awards Announce Host For Monday's Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

Celebrate 15 years of the New York Innovative Theatre Foundation and their dedication to Off-Off Broadway by joining them when they present the 2019 New York Innovative Theatre Awards on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm. The ceremony will take place at the Centennial Memorial Theatre at 120 West 14th Street, NYC. Tickets to the ceremony are $29 each and can be purchased at www.nyitawards.com/shop.  

Olympia Dukakis Teaches Series Of 3 Master Classes At United Solo Photo Olympia Dukakis Teaches Series Of 3 Master Classes At United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

After the immense success of her previous classes, United Solo is bringing back Oscar winner Olympia Dukakis to teach a series of 3 Master Classes on consecutive Fridays starting August 30, 2019 in New York City. This is a rare opportunity to work with Ms. Dukakis over the course of three weeks, developing one's acting skills and receiving her direct feedback. The class series, 'The Importance of Craft,' will teach students to identify and develop what is important to them as performers. Ms. Dukakis will explain how to approach the craft of acting as a personal connection to thoughts, actions, circumstances, and character, as expressed and defined by the text. 'My most important tools when I teach are my own sensibility, my personal perceptions, my knowledge of the craft, and the excitement and satisfaction I always feel with students,' said Ms. Dukakis.

United Solo Celebrates One Decade As The World's Largest Solo Theatre Festival Photo United Solo Celebrates One Decade As The World's Largest Solo Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the new season of United Solo, which celebrates its tenth anniversary with over 120 productions, presented every day between September 19 and November 24. The festival will take place at the newly renovated Theatre Row in the heart of New York's theatre district, which has been home to the festival since its inception. Throughout the past decade, the festival has presented more than 1,000 productions from six continents.

Oscar Nominee Renee Taylor Among Award Winners At The United Solo Gala Photo Oscar Nominee Renee Taylor Among Award Winners At The United Solo Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

After a run of ten weeks that presented 130 one-person theatre productions from six continents, the world's largest solo theatre festival concluded its ninth season at Theatre Row on 42nd Street in New York by presenting this year's awards. On behalf of the United Solo Academy, Omar Sangare, the artistic director of the festival, presented the United Solo Special Award to Renee Taylor for her solo show "My Life on a Diet." In her acceptance speech, Ms. Taylor said: "I'm very grateful for receiving an award from Untied Solo - it's a very prestigious honor" and added "I'm very happy to be touring the country with 'My Life on a Diet' - and now I can say I am an award-winning show!"

United Solo Offers Master Classes With Anne Bogart, Professors Of UCLA, Juilliard, an Photo United Solo Offers Master Classes With Anne Bogart, Professors Of UCLA, Juilliard, and Allan Corduner From MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

United Solo will host a Master Class with Anne Bogart, internationally acclaimed director, author, and Head of the MFA in Directing Program at Columbia University. This Master Class is a unique opportunity to work with a legendary theatre artist. It will take place on November 5, 2018 from 6pm-8pm at Theatre Row in New York City.

The World's Largest Solo Theatre Festival Opens Tomorrow at Theatre Row Photo The World's Largest Solo Theatre Festival Opens Tomorrow at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Solo performers from six continents will once again unite in the heart of New York's theatre district. Over 130 productions will be presented at this year's United Solo, the largest festival of its kind in the world, now in its 9th year. With up to five performances every day until November 18 at Theatre Row, this year's robust selection of one-person shows will attract thousands of theatregoers. Over 25 performances have sold out in advance, with more expected to follow. The festival will grant additional performance dates to its most popular productions. This year, United Solo also offers Master Classes with world-famous theatre creators and recognized experts, including Oscar-winning actress Olympia Dukakis, who will give her Master Class hosted by Omar Sangare, founder and artistic director of United Solo, on September 16, and Juilliard School professor Janis Brenner, whose Master Class is scheduled for September 17.

Olympia Dukakis To Give Master Class At United Solo Photo Olympia Dukakis To Give Master Class At United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

Due to popular demand, United Solo brings back Olympia Dukakis to teach in the Master Class Series on September 16, 2018 at Theatre Row in New York City. The class, "The Importance of Craft," will teach students to identify and develop what is important to them as performers. Ms. Dukakis will explain how to approach the craft of acting as a personal connection to the thoughts, actions, circumstances, and character, as expressed and defined by the text. "My most important tools when I teach are my own sensibility, my personal perceptions, my knowledge of the craft, and the excitement and satisfaction I always feel with students," said Ms. Dukakis.

United Solo Hosts A Fourth Master Class With Austin Pendleton Photo United Solo Hosts A Fourth Master Class With Austin Pendleton
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Austin Pendleton will return to the studio at Theatre Row, NYC, to teach his fourth Master Class at the United Solo Professional Training Program. Participants will be coached on monologues and scenes.

LAMDA Professor To Teach A Class At United Solo Festival Photo LAMDA Professor To Teach A Class At United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

United Solo will host Penny Cherns, Director of the MA in Classical Acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), to teach a Master Class as part of the United Solo Professional Training Program on Monday, August 13, 2018 at Theatre Row in New York City. This class, "Trusting the Text," investigates the ways in which the actor can mine, analyze, and explore the text to find a variety of personal resonance and character journeys.

United Solo to Host Master Class With Oscar-Winning Actress Olympia Dukakis Photo United Solo to Host Master Class With Oscar-Winning Actress Olympia Dukakis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

United Solo is proud to host Oscar winner and critically acclaimed actress Olympia Dukakis, who will teach a Master Class as part of the United Solo Professional Training Program on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Theatre Row in New York City.

United Solo Announces Its Selections For 9th Season Photo United Solo Announces Its Selections For 9th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

The world's largest solo theatre festival announced its 2018 selections, which include over 120 productions from all over the world. These productions represent various forms of theatre, dance, and performance art, and will be presented at Theatre Row. The 42nd Street venue has been home for United Solo since 2010. The festival is a resident company at Theatre Row, where it has presented nearly 1,000 productions from six continents over the past eight years.

Allan Corduner To Teach A Master Class For United Solo Photo Allan Corduner To Teach A Master Class For United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

United Solo Offers a New Master Class With Internationally Acclaimed Actor Allan Corduner, Currently Starring in "My Fair Lady" on Broadway This class with Allan Corduner, taking place on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 5:30pm, will provide an opportunity to explore voice technique for stage, screen, and voiceover. Participants will learn the basics of preparing for auditions, developing a character, and exploring vocal possibilities for audiobooks, radio, podcasts, and interviews.

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