Owais Ahmed is excited to be a recent addition to Gray Talent. He was most recently part of Timeline Theatre's Blood & Gifts, He was also an understudy in Victory Garden’s Disconnect (Ross/Giri). Owais graduated with a B.A. in Acting from Illinois State University where he was seen as Anon in Anon(ymous). He was also seen in The Merchant of Venice (Shylock), The Passion Play (Visiting Friar/Englishman), and in Bhopal (Jaganlal).
Owais is a passionate supporter of arts education, as he worked with the Illinois Shakespeare Festival’s Outreach Company. He was also a national Irene Ryan through the through the Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival. Along with acting, Owais also enjoys improvising, writing, and directing.