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ABOUT  AIZZAH 

 

Aizzah is an actress and writer from New York City by way of Mississippi. 

 

After training as a Microbiologist and working as an ads engineer at Google, she traded in her Google perks for the arts, and hasn't looked back. Aizzah is a graudate of the conservatory at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and studied acting with the acclaimed Wynn Handman. 

 

Aizzah has appeared on High Maintenance (HBO), The Good Wife (CBS), Patrice O’Neal’s Guide to White People (Comedy Central), opposite Annette O’Toole in the short film Stuff , and is currently filming the lead role in the feature film My Cousin Sister's Wedding for which she wrote the screenplay with Emmy award winning director Iman Zawahry. 

 

She is the writer and performer of the ciritically acclaimed comedy one woman play Dirty Paki Lingerie which was developed with Matt Hoverman and Wynn Handman. The play has had sold out performances and received  rave reviews in The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, NYC (The Flea Theater, 59E59, Abington Theater),Toronto (Harbourfront Center), a tour in Pakistan sponsored by the US Department of State, three tours in the UK including a 15 city tour in 2016 in addition to a US College Tour. Dirty Paki Lingerie is the first play to be invited to represent the United States at the International Theater Festival of Turkmenistan. The Wall Street Journal hailed it the play that "Breaks down stereotypes of Muslim women in America" and critics called it a "must-see" production. The play has been nominated for a Broadway World award and a Manchester Theatre Award in the UK.