(Bio as of July 2016)
Sadieh Rifai is an ensemble member at American Theater Company, where her credits include the world premiere of The Humans (Jeff Award nomination for Best Ensemble), The Amish Project, Hedwig and the Angry Inch (co-production with About Face Theatre), The Original Grease, Columbinus, Doubt, Agnes of God and Speech and Debate (After Dark Award for Outstanding Performance). Other Chicago credits include Ski Dubai (Steppenwolf First Look), The Piano Teacher (Next Theatre) and Merchant on Venice (Silk Road Rising). Film credits include Wise Kids, Nate and Margaret and Olympia. Ms. Rifai will play Mahtma El-Mashad on the upcoming Amazon Prime series Patriot. She is a graduate of the School at Steppenwolf and received the Princess Grace Award in 2011.