Hakim Bah was born in Mamou (Guinea).
He is a graduate of the Master's degree in stage direction and dramaturgy at the University of Paris-Ouest Nanterre.
His texts are read, created and performed in various places in Africa and Europe.
His work has received numerous awards (RFI Theatre Prize, Lyon Theatre Authors' Days Prize, Guerande City Theatre Writing Prize, Africa and Overseas Unpublished Prize, Text'Avril Festival Audience Prize, etc.) and grants (Institut français, Beaumarchais, CNL, ARTCENA, IDF region, DGCA, Occitanie Livre et Lecture, etc.).
His plays have been staged by Frédéric Fisbach, Jacques Allaire, Cédric Brossard, Pierre Vincent, Guy Theunissen, Souleymane Bah, Aristide Tarnagda, Imad Assaf, Rouguiatou Camara, collectif ildi Eldi...
His texts have been published by Lansman Éditeur, Théâtre Ouvert, Quartett and Passages. He co-directs the Compagnie Paupières Mobiles in Paris and is the artistic director of the "Univers des Mots" festival in Guinea.