As an improviser/actor/comedian Atra skillfully maneuvers between comedy and drama. Most recent credits include originating three E.T.C. sketch revues at THE SECOND CITY CHICAGO, and landing roles in HBO's SOMEBODY SOMEWHERE, HBO Max's SOUTH SIDE, as well as NBC's CHICAGO MED and CHICAGO P.D..
Lookout for her stand-out performance as "Maizy" in the forthcoming indie film LOVE IN THE TIME OF IRONY.
Chicago stage credits include The Goodman, Steppenwolf, Writers' Theatre, and Lookingglass (where she is also an Artistic Associate.) She regularly improvises with WHIRLED NEWS TONIGHT, LIL' TOOTIES and GIRLS NIGHT IN.
In her free time, Atra contributes to a live weekly satire show called THE PAPER MACHETE and play-chases her cat around the apartment with her baby nephew.
The Chicago Tribune put it best "...Keep your eye on Asdou, an especially smart and funny performer."