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Torkan Omari

First-year MFA Acting Student

Torkan Omari
  • 9500 Gilman Dr
    Mail Code: 0344
    La Jolla , California 92093


Torkan Omari (she/ her) is a first year MFA actor. She was born in Afghanistan and grew up in the Netherlands. She holds a BA in International Law and Philosophy and worked in journalism, PR and design thinking in Colombia, Germany and Afghanistan. As an actress she enjoys work that humanizes the dehumanized and explores the human, the female and the refugee body. As a writer she combines realism with futurism to envision new realities.  

UC San Diego credits: Orlando. Select Credits: Shar-e-Naw (Mina Jawad / Goethe). 

UCSD Credits



BA in International Law and Philosophy