Leyla Modirzadeh


Acting, Public Speaking

Leyla Modirzadeh has performed professionally across the country for over thirty years. She is best known for her original solo shows and also collaborations with Obie Award-winning theatre artist Ping Chong over the last 25 years. She received her BA in Humanities from UC Berkeley and MFA in Acting from University of Washington. She has been teaching acting for over 25 years at various institutions including Baruch College (NYC), Texas Tech University, University of Mississippi, Ohlone College, San Jose City College, ACT Summer Congress, and currently University of California, Berkeley.