Artist Bio

Tina El Gamal

(Bio as of July 2022)

Tina El Gamal (Shahnaaz) is a Chicago-based actor, director, educator and arts administrator. They hold a BFA in Acting from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Recent acting credits include the U.S. premiere of Light Falls (Steep Theatre; U/S); Passage (Remy Bumppo; U/S); Young Playwrights Festival (Pegasus Theater); Twice, Thrice, Frice (Silk Road Rising; U/S); Much Ado About Nothing (Oak Park Festival Theatre); the Chicago premiere of I Call My Brothers (Interrobang Theatre Project) and the world premiere of Through the Elevated Line (Silk Road Rising; U/S). Tina was recently featured in Newcity magazine’s Players 50 2022. When she isn’t performing and directing for stages across Chicago, Tina serves as the Managing Director of Jackalope Theatre Company. She is represented by Big Mouth Talent. You can find her on Instagram @streetlightcleopatra.