Amre Sawah was born in Damascus in 1978. He is a writer, playwright and journalist. He graduated from the Higher Institute for Dramatic Arts in Damascus. In 2006, Editions Lansman published his rst work, Secret de famille.
Between 2003 and 2011, he worked as the artistic director at the Damascus- based company Ebla Productions, writing and directing a large number of lms and plays.
In 2012, for political reasons, he left Syria for Beirut, where he worked for the British Council.
Today based in Bordeaux, Amre collaborates with Abdulrahman Khalouf, with whom in 2016 he worked on the staging of his play Under the Bridge.