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Ellen Nikbakht

Second-year MFA Acting Student


Ellen Nikbakht (they/she) is a second-year MFA student. They were born in Memphis, TN, and hold a BFA in Studio Art with a minor in Theatre from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. UC San Diego Credits: Fifty Boxes of Earth, Everybody. Selected credits: Indecent (Chautauqua Theatre Company), Fun Home (KC Rep), Peter and the Starcatcher, Urinetown, Candide, Mr. Burns: A PostElectric Play, The Threepenny Opera (Clarence Brown Theatre); The Diary of Anne Frank, Les Misérables (Playhouse on the Square), Walls: A Play for Palestine (FringeNYC).

UCSD Credits

Fifty Boxes of Earth



 University of Tennessee, Knoxville