Theater

Interview with Boshra

Interview with Boshra

Born in 1985 in Shiraz, Boshra is an Iranian poet, writer, actress, and model who was first introduced to Persian literature by her grandfather before starting primary school. She developed a precocious love of poets such as Iradj Mirza and Parvin E'tesami whose work inspired her to write her own poetry from a young age. Boshra later studied Children's Literature and Theatre at the BIHE University and eventually left Iran for the USA in 2009 where she currently resides.

Aisan Hoss

Aisan Hoss was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1984. She is a dancer and choreographer from Tehran, Iran. She started studying and performing Iranian dances at the age of twelve and teaching at the age of eighteen. While doing her BS in Business Management from Azad University in Tehran, Aisan attended a study-abroad English language program in London where she first encountered contemporary dance. 

Bahman Mofid

Bahman Mofid was born on July 27, 1942, in Tehran, Iran. He is known for his work on Brothers in Blood (1975), Meshki (1975), and Dash akol (1971). He was married to Sodabeh Karimi. He died on August 16, 2020, in Tehran. 

Mohammad Ali Keshavarz

The legendary actor Mohammad-Ali Keshavarz, famous for his roles in Ali Hatami hits such as “Mother” and “Hezardastan”, has died. 

Interview with Shaun Toub

Interview with Shaun Toub

Shaun Toub was born in Tehran, Iran to a Persian-Jewish family. He was raised in Manchester, England. At the age of 13, he moved to Switzerland and after a two-year stay, he crossed the Atlantic to Nashua, New Hampshire, to finish his last year of high school. After two years of college in Massachusetts, Shaun transferred to USC. His high school yearbook notes: "The Funniest guy in school and the most likely to succeed in the entertainment world."

kameliya Afshari

Kameliya Afshari has been studying music in a conservatoire setting since the age of 6. She began at the small music school in her neighborhood, quickly deciding that singing would be her only instrument, after managing to mangle Gentil Coquelicot on the violin.¬†