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Mehhma Malhi
2023 MFA Directing Mehhma Malhi

About Mehhma

Mehhma Malhi is an emerging director who has recently returned to Sydney from New York. She has experience in philosophy, bioethics, and journalism and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Founders Day Honours) in Philosophy and Politics from New York University (NYU) and a Master of Science in Bioethics from Columbia University.
At NIDA she holds the Animal Logic Entertainment scholarship. Her directorial work includes Poof! By Lynn Nottage (Actors Centre Australia and NIDA), Dragonfly – Peach Fur Music Video (Triple J), and ALL BOYS (KXT Storytellers Festival), and she has assistant directed Kindness (NIDA) with Jessica Arthur.
Mehhma is passionate about sharing everyday stories that often go unheard, inspiring empathy through the narratives she presents, and bringing ethical dilemmas to the forefront. Mehhma hopes her work will draw together all elements of community and excite audiences who otherwise would not engage with the theatre.