ALKA NAYYAR - AEA, - SAG-AFTRA

  • photos

Résumé Print Résumé

Film, TV and Web

Chicago PD

Recurred Co-star: Dr. Joy Isley

NBC

Chicago Fire

Co-star: Dr. Joy Isley

NBC

The Bear

Co-star: Kristy

FX / Hulu

Chicago Med

Co-star: Dr. Claire Mehta

NBC

Hala

Supporting: Hina (Urdu)

Hala Looya, Overbrook Ent

The Session

Lead: Aria

Big C Creative

The MisEducation of Bindu

Supporting: Latha (English Hindi)

Pigasus Pictures

Nothing's Going On With Me And Sandra

Lead: Liezel

Big C Creative

Little Nations

Supporting: Pari

Allred Films

Becoming America: Our Finest Hour

Supporting: Parveen

Break The Room Media

Code-Switched

Naila Sadiq

Karan Sunil

Theatre

The Jungle Book (Disney)

Doe, Insect, Ensemble, US: Raksha

Goodman, Huntington Theatres

Bhangin' It, A Bangin' New Musical

Rekha Kapoor

La Jolla Playhouse

Bhangin' It Workshop

Rekha Kapoor

La Jolla Playhouse

A Christmas Carol, adaptation by Troy Siebels

Mrs. Cratchit

Hanover Theatre

The Secret Garden

Ayah / Fakir / Watcher; Dancer

Court Theatre

A Christmas Carol, adaptation by Debra Wise

Ghost of Christmas Past (Indian woman)

Central Square Theater

Merchant On Venice, adaptation by Shishir Kurup

Kavita, Choreo, Dialect

Vitalist, Rasaka Theatres

Great Expectations, South Asian adaptation by Tanika Gupta

Mrs. Gargery, Molly, Choreographer

Remy Bumppo Silk Road Rising

A Disappearing Number, conceived by Complicité

Barbara, Mother, Assoc. Dir, Dialect

TimeLine Theatre

Multitudes, by John Hollingworth

Sam, Sister, Monica, Dialect

Vitalist, Rasaka Theatres

A Widow of No Importance, by Shane Sakhrani

Deepa (Widow), Dialect

Rasaka Theatre

A Nice Indian Boy, by Madhuri Shekar

Megha, Dialect, Dramaturg

Rasaka Theatre

The Masrayana, by Bill Kovacsik

Jeff-nominated choreo, Ensemble, Dialect

Prop Thtr, Rasaka Thtr

Yoni Ki Baat (Vagina Monologues)

Ensemble

Rasaka Theatre

Choreography

Djamileh

Choreographer, Dancer

Chicago Summer Opera

Merchant On Venice World Premiere

Choreographer

Silk Road Rising

A Passage to India

Choreographer; Song, Dialect instructor

VItalist Theatre

The Piano Tuner

Choreographer

Lifeline Theatre

Haroun and the Sea of Stories

Choreo, cultural, linguistic consultant

Halcyon Theatre

Voiceover

Uber

Training video

Kohler

Trade show exhibit video

Northwest Community Hospital

Radio ads

Beyond Bollywood (Field Museum Chicago)

Museum exhibit on Indian heritage

iBio Institute

PROPEL video

The Animal Legacies

Audiobook narration

Authors: N. Wadhwani, various

Experts & Influencers - Move Forward with Purpose!

Audiobook narration

Authors: Benson, Myers

Actor who sings, dancer / choreographer, cultural + dramaturgical consultant + dialect specialist skilled in Indian Folk, Bhangra, Bollywood + Classical dance + percussion; Instructor: Old Town School of Folk Music + Chitrahar Chicago. Basic Salsa, Swing, W. African, Jazz, Tap, Samba. VO: South Asian-Am TV/Radio - narration, commercial, news, character. Dialects: British Est, RP, Northern; South Asian multi, American multi. Languages: Familiar w/ Hindi, French, Italian, Punjabi, Urdu, Gujarati. UChicago BA.

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'4"

Weight: 155 lbs

Eyes: Brown

Hair Color: Brown

Hair Length: Long

 

Choreography, Cultural consultant, Dialect, Indian Bollywood Dance, Indian Classical Dance, Indian Folk Dance, South Asian languages, Tennis, Volleyball, Dance - Bhangara, Dance Belly, Dance Hip Hop, Dance Jazz, Dance Modern, Dance Salsa, Dance Samba, Dance Tap, Dancer, Licensed Driver, Percussion, Singer, Vocal Range: Alto, Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano, Voiceover, Whistler, American - Southern Accent, Australian Accent, British - BBC English Accent, British - Cockney Accent, British - Yorkshire Accent, East Indian Accent, French Accent, Italian Accent, Polish Accent, South African Accent, Spanish Accent, Fluent French, Fluent Hindi, Fluent Italian, Fluent Punjabi, Fluent Urdu