Atra Asdou

Atra Asdou has performed at The Goodman, Lookingglass, Writers', The Gift, Silk Road Rising, and Timeline Theatre. She has also appeared in various commercials, industrials, print ads, and has voiced-over projects for Discovery Educational videos and Animated Storyboards (see resume.)

Atra is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago with a B.A in Theatre and a minor in English. She is also a graduate of Chicago's Second City Training Center Conservatory Program, The Second City Training Center's Severn Darden Program (formerly known as HouseCo,) and iO Chicago. At iO, she studied long-form improvisation and comedy writing for television, and currently performs on the Harold team, "Lil' Tooties." She is also one-half of the improv/sketch duo, "The Perm," performing original works everywhere from Sketchfest to The Paper Machete.

Atra is a second-generation Chicagoan, born to immigrant parents, and aside from performing in plays and sketches, improvising, writing, filming and directing, Atra has also worked as a stitcher, milliner and costume design assistant, and is one of the founder's of iO Chicago's Diversity Program, "The DiOversity Jam."

She has a love for languages and dance and her "happy place" was found the summer of '15, diving into the cool cave waters of Sac-Actun, (an underground river system in Mexico.)

Location Chicago
Union SAG/AFTRA
Union 2 None
Height 5'5"
Hair Black
Eyes Dark Brown