Nisrine graduated from Western Sydney University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Communications (Public Relations) and a Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary). She worked in various secondary schools in Western Sydney and the Western suburbs of Melbourne teaching English, Drama and Literature. It was here where her passion for the arts was reignited and so in 2010, Nisrine left full-time teaching to pursue a career in acting, writing and directing.
As an actor, Nisrine will appear in the upcoming Channel 9 series Amazing Grace in 2021. She featured in the Australian feature film Slam (2018) as well as FX’s Mr Inbetween (2019), Frayed (ABC, 2019), Deadly Women (2018), Here Come The Habibs (2017), and Janet King (2017) and the short films Amir (2018), Candlelight (2017), The Woman on the Top Floor(2012), Broken Time (2013), and The Parisian (2013), the web series I Luv u But (2014) and TAFEWSI's, Rob’s Campaign(2016). Nisrine received an Outstanding Actor nomination at the 2017 Sydney Film School Award night for her lead role in the short film Maya.
Her stage credits include Shaz and Tina: Waiting for Uber (Sydney Fringe Festival 2019), Lady Tabouli (Green Door/Apocalypse/Griffin Theatre Company, 2019), The Girl/The Woman (NTOP/Riverside Theatre 2018), Alex and Eve: The Complete Story (Factory Theatre, 2013) where she played the title role of Eve, The Colour Blind Project (Tap Gallery, 2011), and Arabian Nights (New Theatre, 2012) and has acted in countless playwriting development workshops.
Nisrine is one of eight writers behind the upcoming feature film Here Out West. Her short film Apricot (ABC, 2018) received funding by Screen NSW as part of their SEED: Regional Funding initiative and premiered at Flickerfest 2018, as well as various other national and international film festivals. Her short play Must be the Dairy won People’s Choice at Round 2 of Crash Test Drama 2011. Nisrine is also a content and copy writer who has written for countless corporate, non-for-profit, education and government organisations.
As a director, Nisrine directed alongside Warwick Thornton and Lucy Clements for the 2019 Martin Lysicrates Prizeat Riverside Theatres Parramatta.
Nisrine is also a curator and producer with her most recent project being the curation of the Liverpool hub of the Sydney Fringe Festival 2018 as well as the City of Parramatta Council's Youth Week Comedy Night at Riverside Theatres. In 2012, Nisrine produced and co-directed The Young Creatives Festival of Shorts, a short-play festival for young people from Western Sydney as well Ave Maria College Presents The Wiz (Darebin Arts Centre, 2015).
In 2018, Nisrine became the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Parramatta Actors Centre.
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