Puja Mohindra, a Chicago native, is an actor and writer based out of Los Angeles. She is a graduate of the A.C.T. MFA Acting program, and is most often recognized for her digital media work, including the comedic sketches, “Sh*t White Girls Say To Indian Girls,” “To Ashton Kutcher, Love Kimmy Patel,” her recurring roles in the web series, “Debt Collectors” and “The Lady’s Discourse,” as well as, “Friendly Confines,” a comedic web series she co-created, co-wrote, and co-produced. She recently finished work on the horror film, Muck. Other recent film work includes the comedic feature, I’m Not Like That No More, where she played alongside comedians Paul Rodriguez and Felipe Esparza, the winner of “Last Comic Standing.” Puja’s dramatic work can be seen in the films, Silhouettes, Foreign, and Second Best, which have traveled to festivals worldwide.
She returns to her stage roots this year when she brings her one-woman show, Good Indian Girl to Los Angeles and New York. Other favorite theater credits include: Tara in A Widow of Now Importance at East West Players, Belle in the American Conservatory Theater’s & South Coast Rep’s production of A Christmas Carol, the title role in Jean Anouilh’s Antigone, & Mary Warren in The Crucible. TV Credits include: “Undercovers,” “CSI: Miami ,” “Three Rivers,” “Miami Medical,” “Ghost Whisperer,” “All My Children,” “Valentine,” and the HBO pilot, “1%.” She is a former dance company member of Natya Dance Theatre in Chicago and has toured across the U.S. and India performing the classical Indian dance, Bharata Natyam. When she’s not on set or stage, she has a passion for being in the audience.
See Puja perform at EVOKE: A New Works Festival Celebrating South Asian Voices, directed by Alison M. De La Cruz. Learn more.
Find her on Facebook.com/pmohindra and follow her on Twitter at @pujamohindra.
Thursday, March 14 – Saturday, March 16 at 8pm
Sunday, March 17 at 2pm
Running Time: 90 minutes
General Admission: $10
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