Nora Armani is an actor and film-maker. She was born in Giza, Egypt of Armenian parents, educated and trained in England and as an actor has appeared on stage and screen worldwide performing in different languages. She has also directed a number of plays, a feature film and short film. She holds an M.Sc. degree from the University of London and a BA from the American University in Cairo. She has continued her training at UCLA Extension and RADA in acting and directing, in addition to a number of noteworthy workshops such as Ariane Mnouchkine's worldwide acclaimed Théâtre du Soleil (Paris) and Simon MacBurney’s equally well known physical theatre Théâtre de Complicité (London).