NINAZ KHODAIJI by Paige Birnie
Photo: Paige Birnie
49 Greek Street, London, W1D 4EG
Phone: 020 7998 7861
Mobile: 07932 022635
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'2" (157cm)
Weight:8st. 7lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:40 - 55 years
Appearance:Asian, Mediterranean, Latin American
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Direct

About me:

Stage Film Comedy Rehearsed Reading Still Photography Commercial Television Film school Workshop Training Film Further Credits
2018, Stage, Jayanti Bannerjee, The March, Pins and Feathers, Richard Syms
2018, Stage, Doctor's Wife (Lead), The White Plague, Ferodo Bridges, Alexander Raptotasios
2013, Stage, Avaan - lead, Tree of Seeds, Richmix, Actors Centre, Zachary James
2013, Stage, Woman 1 (Lead), Damage, Ninaz Khodaiji
2002, Stage, Nina (Lead), Close Quarters, Ninaz Khodaiji
2000, Stage, Woman/Id (Lead), The Wasteland and The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock, Ninaz Khodaiji
1999, Stage, Katherine (Lead), The Taming of the Shrew
1997, Stage, Various (Lead), Jump1, Jump 2 and Flight
1995, Stage, Anelle, Steel Magnolias
1994, Stage, Woman (lead), Charivari, Ninaz Khodaiji
1993, Stage, Jugalbandi
1992, Stage, Anjali (narrator + character), Sambhog Thi Sanyas Sudhi, SatyaDev Dubey
1992, Stage, Mother (lead), The Effect of Gamma Rays On Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds, Theatre Unit, Ninaz Khodaiji
1992, Stage, Extermination, SatyaDev Dubey
1992, Stage, Upar Gagan, Neeche Dharti
1990, Stage, Anjali (narrator + character), Sambhog Se Sanyas Tak, SatyaDev Dubey
1989, Stage, Leader of Chorus, Trojan Women
1988, Stage, Bianca/Helena, As you Love It (Scenes from Shakespeare)
1988, Stage, Suddenly Last Summer
1987, Stage, Nancy, Gaslight
1988, Stage, Lead, Skirmishes, Ninaz Khodaiji
1986, Stage, Nuts
2017, Feature Film, Greengrocer, Justice League, Warner Bros.
2017, Film, Zeenat, Pardaa, Kajri Babbar
2014, Feature Film, Indu, Shaandaar (releasing autumn 2015), Phantom, Vikas Behl
1993, Film, Woman (lead), Death of a Prodigal Son
2013, Comedy, Stand Up Comedy, Stand Up Comedy showcase, Comedy Novices
2014, Comedy, Stand Up Comedian, Stand Up Comedy, Various Venues
Rehearsed Reading
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Sunita (Lead), Dharma Donuts, Halycon, Chicago, Eric Petersen
2001, Rehearsed Reading, Emmi Straube, Taking Sides
Rehearsed Reading, Various
Still Photography
2013, Still Photography, Latin American Woman, BNY Mellon Shoot, Truro productions
1985, Still Photography, The Time of Your Life
2015, Commercial, Walker's Wife, idents for 'Long Lost Family', Toast, Jason Fisher Jones
2015, Commercial, Gossiping Woman, Movies 24 Ident
2014, Commercial, Mum, Tropical Sun, ESA Films, -
1996, Television, Anything Goes
1996, Television, Anchor, Culture show (forgotten name)
1993, Television, Rangberangi
1992, Television, National Parliamentary Quiz
Film school
1994, Film school, Student Films at Columbia University, New York
1993, Film school, Short Letter, Long Farewell
2017, Film school, Zeenat, Pardaa, Kajri Babbar
2011, Workshop, Woman (Lead), Love Letters from The Middle East, Visiting Arts, Kiomars Moradi and Ninaz Khodaiji
Workshop, Various
Training Film
2015, Training Film, Presenter, Corporate training film on sexual harrasment, Skillsoft
1991, Training Film, Yes Sir
Further Credits
2017, Cruise, Specialist Host, Discovery Cruise Ship, Tui


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Asian, English-Standard, Indian
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, Gujarati*, Hindi*, Spanish
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Contemporary Dance, Piano
Performance:Stand-up Comic, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
Swimming, Weight Training, Yoga
Other Skills:Alexander Technique, Artist (Portrait), Computer Literate, Director, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Painting, Photography, Producer (professional), Scriptwriter (professional), Typing (touch), Workshop Leader (Acting), Writer


Herbert Berghof Studio & Lee Strasberg Institute,NY, Professional Acting, 1994 - 1995. MA in Theatre Directing, Middlesex University, 2005.

Jerwood Opera Writing Programme, Aldeburgh Music, March-Oct. 2007 (writer-director); 2 Playwrights’ & Directors’ Residencies, Royal Court Theatre (2001); Guest at The Actors' Studio, NY; observer at the Neighborhood Playhouse & NYU (Tisch); Speech & Drama Exams of the Trinity College of Music; intensive workshops with international theatre companies including the RSC; Working with Young People (facilitation course with Kazzum, London); projectionist at New York University in exchange for cinema classes;

Studied acting with Satya Dev Dubey in Mumbai. Stand Up Comedy course and showcase, London 2013.