About Adam Kashmiry
Adam was born in Alexandria, Egypt. He came to the UK in 2010 and now lives in Glasgow.
In 2012, Adam performed in the Citizens' Theatre Community Company and Scottish Refugee Council’s production Here We Stay which returned to The Tron Theatre in 2013. He has also appeared in the short film Time for T.E.A by LGBT Youth Scotland and his short film Everyman, produced by Bombito Productions will be premiering in February 2021. Adam was also featured in the 2020 film, Ghost Light, produced by the NTS and the Edinburgh International Festival, and can shortly be seen in the BBC production, The Years That Changed Modern Scotland. As well as a performer, Adam is also a Trans activist and was proud to present a TEDx talk in Glasgow in 2018, tackling different issues and stereotypes associated with the Trans community.
Adam on stage was his professional stage debut as part of the Fringe Festival 2017. He went on to win a Fringe First Award and Herald Angel Award for his performance in 2017, and was also shortlisted for Amnesty’s International Award for Free Speech. After the production transferred to Battersea Arts Centre, Adam was nominated for an Offies Award London in 2019 . The ‘one-man’ Adam was also part of the Shedinburgh 2020 online festival.