Zenobia Shroff
Zenobia ShroffZenobia Shroff has been an actress for twenty years, she got her start in Mumbai under the mentorship of the legendary Pearl Padamsee. With Padamsee’s encouragement, she came to study acting at New York’s Circle in the Square theatre school. Soon after she honed her craft at the off- Broadway theatre Castillo, where she played several and diverse roles such as Nora in Ibsen’s ‘ A Dolls house’ to German avant-gardist Heiner Muller.

She also performed in Mario Frattis “Erotic adventures in Venice” at the famed La Mama and Milan Kunderas “Jacques and his master”.
She has taught drama and movement extensively throughout the new York city area, primarily for inner city and low income children.

Most recently she was in Sooni Taraporevalas “Little Zizou”, presented by Mira Nair. For that role she was nominated as best actress at the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council film festival in 2008. Look for her in ‘When Harry tries to Marry’, an independent film, out in September 2010.

Zenobia is an accomplished Bharat Natyam dancer and writes and performs sketch comedy. Her work can be seen on www.theajnabee.com She holds a Masters degree in Psychology. Say hello on face book or youtube.com/zrshroff
Her acting reel is available on www.youtube.com/zrshroff
Height: 5'3,
Weight: 120lbs,
Eyes: Dk. brown,
Hair: Dk.brown,
Voice: Mezzo Soprano
EROTIC ADVENTURES IN VENICE Rosetta, the Manicurist La Mama E.T.C
IT HAD TO BE YOU Theda New York Comedy Club
TO BE OR NOT TO BE Nora, Alma, Honey*1 Castillo Theatre
AN OBITUARY : HEINER MULLER Heiner Muller Castillo Theatre
MARAT / SADE Voltaire /Mother MidtownInternationalTheatre Festival
LENIN’S BREAKDOWN Edie Castillo Theatre
REVISING GERMANY Margerete Steffin Castillo Theatre
JACQUES AND HIS MASTER Justine /The Daughter Riant Theatre
RATS IN THE TUNNEL*3 Marietta Performance of a Lifetime
GALILEO Various Roles Castillo Theatre
A CATSKILLS STORY Jill Coney Island Theatre Festival
SNAPSHOTS IN AMBER Nancy Coney Island Theatre Festival
TROUBLE Trouble Performance of a Lifetime
CAMINO REAL Dancer Columbia University
THE WIZ The Flying Monkey / Dancer Laezer Productions
BEST OF BROADWAY Anita (WestSide Story) /Dancer Champs Productions
LES LIAISONS DANGEROUS Emily Magnum Productions


WHEN HARRY TRIES TO MARRY Geeta Shankar September 2010
LITTLE ZIZOU Roxanne Best actress nom. MIAAC





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ACTING: Performance of a Lifetime: Developmental Theatre Workshop
Circle-in-the-Square: Scene Study with Alan Langdon
Circle-in-the-Square: Summer Intensive
Leicester Square Haymarket Theatre Company Intensive
IMPROV:                    COMMERCIALS: David Nackman, Joy Newman
Weist-Barron: Ed Ferron, Frank Spencer
VOICE: HB Studio, Elizabeth Hodes
Performance of a Lifetime, Maura Ellyn
SPECIAL SKILLS Member - Castillo Theatre Company
Foreign Languages - Hindi, Classical Indian Dance, Jazz & Modern Dance
Asst. Acting Teacher - The Little Actor’s Club & The Young Actor’s Club
Asst. Dance Teacher - After School Program for Inner city Youth- Spring 1995
Costume Design / Swimming   Own Saris and Traditional Indian Costumes
*1: A Dolls House, Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf
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