ABOUT

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Rakhee Morzaria is an actress and comedian who produced, wrote and starred in the CSA-nominated web series, Note to Self. She’s performed at the Toronto Fringe Festival, the Toronto Sketchfest, the SheDot Festival and most recently in Bad Dog Theatre’s in Toronto I Love You. Rakhee is a graduate of Factory Theatre's artistic training program, Second City’s Conservatory, their Bob Curry Fellowship Program and has performed in various shows with their Education and Family Company.  Rakhee’s short film, Be Right Back premiered at the Atlantic Film Festival and was selected in Kevin Hart’s Just for Laughs short film competition. Rakhee’s next round of Note to Self videos are being released in the coming months on CBC Comedy!


Press

WOMEN IN FILM & TELEVISION (WIFT-T): Spotlight on Rakhee Morzaria

CBC ARTSJust watch them! 6 must-see web series created by Canadian women

CBC ARTS: Want to make a web series? Here are some hot tips from Canadian Screen Award nominees

SECOND CITY: Three Bob Curry Alums Are Nominated For Canadian Screen Awards

SHE DOES THE CITY: 15 minutes with Rakhee Morzaria

MY ENTERTAINMENT WORLD: Friday Night at Bad Dog                                         *Nominated for: Outstanding Sketch/Improv Production*

THE TORONTO STAR: Entertaining nostalgia and emotional laughs from Bad Dog Theatre: review


RESUME

FILM / MEDIA

Taken

Actor

Particular Skills Prod. CN 2 Inc / Romeo Tirone

The Beaverton

Principal

BVT2 Productions Inc. / Andrew Bush

Rakhee Morzaria’s Note to Self*

Lead

CBC Comedy/Tyrone Warner/ Jana Stackhouse

The Beaverton Digital

Lead

iThentic Canada Inc / Luke Gordon Field

Soft Targets (web-series)**

Lead

Soft Targets / Adam Rankin

#interns

Principal

Waterford Valley Pictures Inc/Lora Campbell

Be Right Back (short)***

Lead

BRB Productions / Lucie Guest

HUM (short)

Principal

Blue Sky Cinema / Philip Leung

*Nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Series – Digital, Fiction ‘18

**Nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Web-series ‘16

***JFL’s short film competition presented by Kevin Hart, premiered at Atlantic Film Fest and Breakthrough Film Fest

 

THEATRE    

Cockroach

Neha Singh

Red Betty Theatre / Radha Menon

Sparks Fly

Workshop Actor

Nina Lee Aquino/Factory Theatre

7 Stories

Charlotte/Lillian

Rebecca Ballarin / Hart House Theatre

Eat, Buy, Repeat

Performer/Understudy

Leslie Seiler / Second City TourCo

Selfie First

Performer

Nigel Downer / Second City EdCo

Actions Speak Louder than CAPS

Performer/Understudy

Leslie Seiler/Second City EdCo

Big Bad Wolf

Performer

Karen Parker / Second City FamCo

What the Elf?!

Performer

Leslie Seiler / Second City FamCo

Vampire Campfire

Performer

Leslie Seiler / Second City FamCo

Bob Curry Fellowship

Writer/Performer

Kevin Frank / Second City

Don’t Quit Your Daydream

Writer/Performer

Carly Heffernan / Second City Conservatory

ONLY HUMAN

Writer/Performer

Highbräu / TO Fringe Festival

Vagina Monologues/the F Word

Ensemble

Jennifer Phillips / Buddies in Bad Times

Regrets Only

Spencer (Principal)

Diane Haskett / The Curtain Club

Twelve Angry Women

Juror 2 (Supporting)

Joan Burrows / The Curtain Club

 

IMPROV/SKETCH

Solo Sketch/Stand-up

Writer/Performer

YAS KWEEN (on-going), Showlo

Solo Sketch/Stand-up

Writer/Performer

SheDot Festival ’15, ’16, ‘17

Highbräu

Writer/Performer

The Toronto Sketchfest ’15, ‘16

Toronto I Love You (improv)

Bad Dog Repertory Players

Julie Dumais Osborne

Past Dark (improv)

Bad Dog Theatre Ensemble

Etan Muskat

This Canadian Life (improv)

Bad Dog Theatre Ensemble

Julie Dumais Osbrone, Chris Ramelan

The Early Show, Pushpins (improv)

Bad Dog Feature Players

Julie Dumais Osborne

Gilmore Girlprov (improv)

 Ensemble  Hot Cousin Productions
 Kweedom (improv)  Emsemble  Big City Improv Fest, Globehead, Yas Kween

 TRAINING

Factory Theatre

Factory Theatre Mechanicals ‘16/17 Season

Meisner

Cindy Christensen/ John Riven

On-Camera Class

Bruce Clayton / Professional Actor’s Lab

Bob Curry Fellowship

Kevin Frank/ Second City

Second City Conservatory 

Nigel Downer, Leslie Seiler, Carly Heffernan/Second City