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Ema Shah

Ema Shah born in June 7th 1981 is a Kuwaiti anthropologist, musician, singer, composer, dancer, pianist, guitarist, writer, puppeteer, theatrical & film actress, entertainer, and theater director.

With strong passion, Ema started her career in 1996 with the goal of being part of the art movement as well as being an artist. Her passion led her to starting a Kuwaiti band called "Anthropology" and had presented her first performance by Gibran Khalil Gibran; directing and producing and playing roles in "The Prophet." In 2012, Ema received her award for Rumba Solo Dance from the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Jacksonville, Florida amongst many other awards locally and internationally.

Ema and "Anthropology" presented many performances in locally, regionally, and internationally with scripts and songs of different languages such as Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Maori, Tamazight, Hebrew, and many others! Local and International TV stations and radio stations hosted her live on air; and was spoken highly of by Los Angeles Times, MBC, CNN, France 24, Rotana and many other magazines and newspapers.

Short film credits

Director, Producer
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مشيني عالختيارة

Kuwait | Sep 2013 | 4:23
A traditional Kuwaiti girl is seeking life beyond her society, to achieve her ambitions and dreams in the modern area
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Choose to See

United States | Oct 2012 | 2:16
A singer walking in the forest is looking for something about her life.
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Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 21 May 2013