Vahishta Vafadari is a graduate of the Theatre School at DePaul University with an MFA in Acting. She has studied theater at UC Berkeley and American Conservatory Theater. Before moving to Chicago, Vahishta worked as an actress in the SF Bay Area and also holds a BA in Integrative Biology from UC Berkeley. In addition to being fluent in Farsi and burgeoning knitter, Vahishta is a member of the SAFD as an Advanced Actor Combatant. Coming up Vahishta will be performing with Rasaka Theatre Company in A Widow of No Importance (January 2016) and with The Brown Paper Box Co in a gender and ethnicity conscious production of Julius Caesar (March 2016) as Marc Antony. Vahishta is represented by Gray Talent Group.