MN QOMARUDDIN

Qomar adalah aktor lulusan program belajar Actor Studio Teater Garasi keaktoran dasar (2006) dan keaktoran lanjut (2009). Ia bermain dalam Domba-domba Revolusi (2007) dan Bocah Bajang (2009) yang disutradarai Gunawan Maryanto, produksi Teater Garasi, dan sebagai Trigorin dalam Camar Anton Chekov, sutradara Corrina Manara, produksi Theater Embassy Belanda (2008). Ia lantas terlibat sebagai penari dalam karya Fitri Setyaningsih Selamat Datang dari Bawah, juga aktor dalam Medea Media (2010) dan Goyang Penasaran yang disutradarai Naomi Srikandi (2011). Sebagai aktor bersuara bagus Qomar terlibat sebagai pembaca dalam setiap pembacaan naskah di Indonesia Dramatic Reading Festival sejak 2010. Qomar kini adalah koordinator Studio Kreator Teater Garasi yang bertanggung jawab menjaga keberlangsungan aktivitas seniman-seniman muda di laboratorium Teater Garasi. Ia mengikuti residensi kolektif Teater Garasi di Cheunchen, Korea Selatan (2012) dan menjadi asisten Arco Renz dalam proyek kolaborasi di Padang Panjang untuk Indonesia Dance Festival (2014).

Muhammad Nur Qomaruddin was aspiring young actor who diligently attended Teater Garasi’s acting courses and passed the advance class with distinction (2006 – 2009) before he became one of Teater Garasi’s resident artists. He ventured first steps working for Teater Garasi’s productions in Domba-domba Revolusi (2007) and Bocah Bajang (2009) directed by Gunawan Maryanto. His maturing ability in realistic acting style was seen as Trigorin in Camar (Indonesian version of Anton Chekov’s The Seagull) directed by Corrina Manara, a Dutch artist-in-residence of Teater Garasi (2008). His flexibility, strength and delicacy in playing range of characters is further evidence in Goyang Penasaran directed by Naomi Srikandi (2011). His collaborations with coreographer Fitri Setyaningsih in Selamat Datang dari Bawah, director Naomi Srikandi in Medea Media (2010), and further with Yudi Ahmad Tajudin in After The Voices #1 (2014) show his remarkable talent to result any possible forms and styles of performance work. While Qomar is one of the frequent dramatic readers in the annual Indonesia Dramatic Reading Festival, he also serves as initiator and coordinator in Teater Garasi’s Performer Studio and Lab activities. Qomar was artist-in-residence in Cheunchen, South Korea (2012) and working with coreographer Arco Renz for a collaboration with dancers in Padang Panjang co-missioned by Indonesia Dance Festival (2014).