Meet Shahana Jan!
Portraying the brazen titular heroine “Shakuntala”, in PAC’s virtual reading series, in collaboration with PAPA, THE RECOGNITION OF SHAKUNTALA by Kālidāsa and directed by Pratima Agrawal.
Shahana is a Pakistani actress based in Philadelphia. Originally from Islamabad, Shahana began her career in the Theatre in the country’s capital at the age of 16. Amongst her other artistic pursuits, she also hosted the primetime radio show ‘The Rush Hour’ for Pakistan’s premier english radio network CityFM89. During this time, she produced various web sketches and shorts which eventually led her to study Film & Television Production in Cape Town, South Africa. Upon its completion, Shahana trained at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York City. She has worked in various production capacities in countries such as Pakistan, Turkey, Serbia, Italy, South Africa, Thailand, Kazakhstan and the United States. Her work has been televised in both Pakistan and the United States.
Watch Shahana portray Shakuntala’s unforgettable story
Monday, November 23rd @ 7pm
FREE to attend but donations are highly appreciated!
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