Windy Imagination of a Dream

theatre performance about judgement and prejudice.

  • Anderia Noshad
  • Reza Shahbodaghi
  • Mina Taghavi
    Key Cast
  • Maryam Shojaee
    Key Cast
  • Shima Jafarzade
    Key Cast
  • Rahele Shamsabadi
    Key Cast
  • Faeze Ahmadi
    Key Cast
  • Mehdi Nasiri
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Other
  • Runtime:
    29 minutes 51 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 5, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Director Biography - Anderia Noshad

Director Biography

Born on 18.Dec.1985 in Tehran, Iran.
B.A in Directing Theatre from Art University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.
M.A. in Directing Theatre from Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran.


1- Actress in "The Wind Shakes the Glass", Molavi Theatre, Tehran. 2007.
2- Director of "Imagine so I become your Vision", Children's Medical Center, Tehran, 2013.
3- Director of "Windy Imagination of a Dream" performance, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, 2013.
4- Director of "Un-rolled-back Time" performance, "30 Performances, 30 Artists, 30 Days Festival" in East Gallery, Tehran, 2014.
5- Director Assistant of "The Cherry Orchard (Dir. by Atila Pesyani)", Chaharsoo Teatr-e-Shahr, Tehran, 2015.
6- Director of "Fleshless Body" Documentary, CHMC, Tehran, 2015.
7- Dance Designer in "Deads are Asleep", Iran International Festival University Theatre, 2015.

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Director Statement

"Windy Imagination of a Dream" performance was formed due to incidents in my lifetime that shattered my soul: judgements, prejudices and false beliefs of my surrounding people about my behaviour, my actions and my talks. Slowly I was getting introduced to straight, in your face and explicit expression of performance art and I decided to work in between theatre and performance art; i.e. to walk on razor's edge.
In "Windy imagination of a dream" performance, audience is in the process of being surrounded with slaughtering images, dancing bodies, dusky lights and the smell of incence sticks and dissonant sounds.
In my opinion, by judging eachother, we're doing the same with our soul as if a slaughterer is doing with human's body. By judging, we're destroying our soul into pieces more than other ones.
Some of performers wore blindfols with some holes in it, so that they could see something and not see other things. It was in resemblance to our imagination of our surrounding people: we're looking at them through our judgement clouds, seeing some of their behaviors and not seeing some. "Windy imagination of a dream" is a trouble-shooting of prejudices of particularly Iranian women.