Omar trained at the London Contemporary Dance School and after a working abroad in Malaysia and the Caribbean settle into the westend. His first westend role was in the original London Cast of Five Guys Named Moe. Other west end credits include Daddy Brubeck in Sweet Charity at The Victoria Palace and My One and Only at The Piccaddily Theatre. Omar co formed The Okai Collier dedicated to creating new and innovative work. Earning himself a Best Director award for Ruthless from Musical Stages and company nomination for Purlie (also directed by Omar F Okai) from Musical Stages. The Okai Collier was nominated for a Peter Brook Award for its body of work. Omar has now penned three new musicals Celia, Ghettho Funk Time Machine and Speakeasy (Book and Lyrics). In 2015 The white Witch of Rosehall directed by Omar starts its UK tour.
Omar co founded this Theatre Company in 1994 and has been part of or consulted on all its projects either directing, choreographing or consulting. I his own right has worked freelance over Europe and Great Britain.
The good thing about having a such a long track record is having that little book to call upon. Directors..choreographers..designers (costume and set)...producers...musical directors...musical arrangers..vocal arrangers...script writers...lighting designers...stage managers....casting directors.
The only way i know by introducing myself and doing it face to face with the information. I need to talk to the person first just to connect.
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