Leyla Modirzadeh

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Lecturer: Acting, Public Speaking
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Leyla Modirzadeh has performed professionally across the country andis best known for her original solo shows and collaborations with Obie Award winning theatre artist Ping Chong. She received her BA in humanities from UC Berkeley, an MFA in acting from University of Washington, and an MFA in visual arts from Pratt Institute. She currently teaches acting at the University of California, Berkeley. Publications include a book of her visual art called Everyday Oddities: An Illustrated Year, a contributing chapter about documentary theatre in the book Arts Education for Social Justice: A Way Out of No Way published by Routledge Books, and chapters about her work in Enacting History and Undesirable Elements. Learn more at leylamodirzadeh.com

 An Illustrated Year" by Leyla Modirzadeh

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