Sheila Joon Azim
Black Lives Matter.
Sheila-Joon Azim's friends call her Joon; which translates to "essence of" or "dear" in Farsi. Sheila-Joon is a half Iranian, half Swedish Seattle native who works out of NYC, Atlanta and Los Angeles, having roots in all 4 corners. She was recently seen in Riptide by Alisa Zhulina, directed by Mary Hodges (Broadway's Slave Play, A.D) in New Perspectives Theatre Company's Women's Work Festival, Off-Broadway at The Duke Theatre in Daniel Curzon's The Blasphemer and The Metropolitan Playhouse's East Village Chronicles, directed by Michael Hardart playing Janis Joplin. Named a 2015 Mary Louise Rockwell Scholar with Primary Stages/ESPA, other credits include work with Primary Stages/59E.59, The Cherry Lane Theatre, Amoralists/Rattlestick, New York Fringe, The National Arts Club, The Lark, Red Fern Theatre Co., Rabbit Hole Ensemble, The Shaw Project, Judith Shakespeare Company, Lunar Energy Productions, Theater 2020, Theatreworks USA, etc. Regionally, she has worked with The McCarter Theatre, George St. Playhouse and The Annex Theatre. Select films include award winning Le Crueset by Don Downie, The Two by Jairo Garcia, 3 people you've never heard of by Dave Rosfeld, Chanticleer and Poker Face by Becky Lane, and multi-award winning film Plan B, by Sarah-Rose Meredith. Joon is a jazz and blues singer appearing regularly at Burning Man inspired parties (in the Time Before) and a registered Yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance having completed her 200 hour training at One Yoga (RYS200).
Proud AEA, SAG and AFTRA member.
Link to IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3574838/
Link to Actors Access Profile: resumes.actorsaccess.com/sheilajoonazim
Click Below to Watch Director Lee Manansala's "The Cigarette of the Strongman" featuring Margaret Singer and Sheila Joon