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.)