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SHAPARAK - FEB 25TH - LOS ANGELES

SHAPARAK - FEB 25TH - LOS ANGELES

A Persian Musical - Based on Bijan Mofid’s masterpiece “Shaparak Khanoom” Get your tickets now!

CASTING CALL

CASTING CALL

The story follows a 12 year old adventurous boy, who has lost his parents. His mother was a musician, so he naturally aspires to become a famous musician in the city one day. But for now, he is a wandering street performer. He believes the words of a magician about bringing her mother back to life, and enters the city of giants with him, but later realizes that he has been lied to ... If you are interested to audition for the film send me your VO reel no later than Dec 1st, 2023. Thanks!

FREDOTTI FUNDS - A GRANT PROGRAM - APPLY NOW

FREDOTTI FUNDS - A GRANT PROGRAM - APPLY NOW

Fredotti Funds applications are now open! FF is a grant program for musicians and filmmakers, whom are either starting their career, or are in need of funding to finish/finalize their project. This year the FF grant is extended to photographers, painters and dancers. Click here to download the application form. The deadline to submit your form, along with all supporting documentations is December 1st of 2023. Best of luck!

AUDI CAR COMMERCIAL

AUDI CAR COMMERCIAL

Shahrad was recently cast for an Audi car commercial, E-Tron. The company, and the director had a very different view for how this commercial to be shot. This artistic car commercial was shot in downtown Los Angeles.

TOP GUN THEMED TEN X NATIONAL COMMERCIAL

TOP GUN THEMED TEN X NATIONAL COMMERCIAL

Ten X - Real Estate commercial. This big production was taken place in Los Angeles, written and directed by Jason Crossman. Click on the image to watch the commercial.

SHAPARAK MUSICAL IS BACK AFTER 3 YEARS

SHAPARAK MUSICAL IS BACK AFTER 3 YEARS

Unfortunately, all Shaparak's shows had to be canceled due to COVID-19. However; we are very pleased to announce that Shaparak tour is beginning from the month of April of 2023. And our very first stop is Virginia. Join us on April 16th for a magical show! Click here for more info.

SEVEN LABOURS OF LIBERTY AT ROYCE HALL - UCLA MARCH 26TH

SEVEN LABOURS OF LIBERTY AT ROYCE HALL - UCLA MARCH 26TH

The "Seven Labours of Liberty" goes on stage in Los Angeles once more, and this time in the prestige Royce Hall at UCLA. 25 actors and dancers coming together to be the voice of all Iranians, especially the resilient and brave women of this great land. Join us on March 26th, 2023 for an amazing show. Click here for more info and tickets.

SHAHRAD AS SOHRAB

SHAHRAD AS SOHRAB

“Rostam is unaware of his son Sohrab's whereabouts” is out now! Due to the nature of this play (a mixture of today's world and the old days), all actors went under heavy rehearsals for 13 months. Shahrad as well as some of the other main characters took Stage Combat and Sword/Spear fight trainings. Click here to watch the film on YouTube

SHAHNAMEH - ROSTAM O SOHRAB

SHAHNAMEH - ROSTAM O SOHRAB

“Rostam is unaware of his son Sohrab's whereabouts” is the name of Houshang Touzie’s latest play.

 The play is based on Shahnameh (the book of the kings) by the legendary 11th-century poet Ferdowsi and it is still relevant to today’s Iran. 

 Written and directed by the visionary Houshang Touzie.

EVOBIO NATIONAL CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES

EVOBIO NATIONAL CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES

Shahrad recently joined the Evolved Biologics campaign. This very unique and innovative campaign is the result of hard work of the visionaries of the Creative Doorway founders, James and Misty. To watch the short film commercial, and to learn more click on the poster.

"SEVEN LABOURS OF LIBERTY" BECOMES A SUCCESS

"SEVEN LABOURS OF LIBERTY" BECOMES A SUCCESS

The "Seven Labours of Liberty" was in the making for three months. 25 actors and dancers came together to shed light on the extreme injustice and brutality that has lead Iran for more than 4 decades. This show was performed in Los Angeles, at the historic Ebell Theatre on January 8th of 2023. Click here to see more.

FREDOTTI FUNDS - THE VERY 1ST RECIPIENT

FREDOTTI FUNDS - THE VERY 1ST RECIPIENT

Shahrad is proud to announce the very first recipient of his Fredotti Funds program, "Farzaneh Ataee" - a very talented Persian Director, and Actress, with a background in Theater, and Film. Click here to see some of her work.

THE SILVER POET GOES ON TOUR

THE SILVER POET GOES ON TOUR

"The Silver Poet" written and directed by the visionary Houshang Touzie is starting its 2022 tour by two sold out performances in Canada. This play has been received very well by the critics, and is a popular choice among the theater lovers. The Silver Poet has already been performed more than twenty times, and this time it's coming to Montreal and Toronto, on the 29th, and 30th of April!

FREDOTTI FUNDS - A GRANT PROGRAM - APPLY NOW

FREDOTTI FUNDS - A GRANT PROGRAM - APPLY NOW

Shahrad is launching Fredotti Funds in the year of 2022. FF is a grant program for musicians and filmmakers, whom are either starting their career, or are in need of funding to finish/finalize their project. This program has been in the making for the past few years, and it is finally live now! Click here to download the application form. The deadline to submit your form, along with all supporting documentations is March 1st of 2022. Best of luck!

SHAHRAD JOINS HOUSHANG TOUZIE'S PLAY

SHAHRAD JOINS HOUSHANG TOUZIE'S PLAY

Shahrad recently joined the talented cast of "The Silver Poet". Shahrad plays three roles in this very interesting, yet dramatic play. He plays the roles of Dr. Kamangir, Farrokhzad's father, and an Agent. The play is written by Houshang Touzie, a Persian director, writer and actor. He is known for his breathtaking performances, as well as his unique style of writing and directing. This play is based on Fereydoun Farrokhzad's life; in specific his last days in the US and Germany.

THE SIXTH FLOOR - FEATURE

THE SIXTH FLOOR - FEATURE

Shahrad was cast as the male lead in "The Sixth Floor", written and directed by Sean Patrick Cannon. This feature film went into production in late October of 2021. The cast and crew pulled an intense production and finished shooting this suspenseful feature in under four weeks.

SLE

SLE

Shahrad is now represented (Theatrical) by the Sheila Legette Entertainment team. To contact Sheila, and Kia please go to the About page. Click here to read more.

IT MODELS

IT MODELS

Shahrad is now represented (Commercial/Print) by IT Model Management team. To contact Marlyn, and Linda please go to the About page. Click here to read more.

THE LITTLE PRINCE

THE LITTLE PRINCE

Shahrad in the film The Little Prince. This film will be released in the fall of 2020.

HUSSIAN COLLEGE IN STUDIO

HUSSIAN COLLEGE IN STUDIO

Shahrad has recently joined Hussian College In Studio's management team in DTLA. HCIS is a private college for Film/Arts. Click here to read more.

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