KAWA ADA

Actor

Biography

Born in Kabul, Afghanistan. Raised in Pakistan, India, Switzerland, and Canada. He was educated in the US at The Boston Conservatory

SOULPEPPER 2017: A Christmas Carol, Vimy.

FOR SOULPEPPER: A Christmas Carol, 39 Steps, Incident at Vichy, Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Dora Award - Outstanding Actor).

OTHER THEATRE: Leading roles at Tarragon, Factory, Cahoots, The Grand, The Belfry, Centaur, Canadian Stage, Mirvish, The Shaw Festival and on Broadway.

FILM & TELEVISION: recurring role on Shoot the Messenger (CBC); The Breadwinner (animated feature).

OTHER: 2017/2018 Playwright-in-Residence at Tarragon Theatre; national keynote speaker on diversity and inclusion.