Arti Ishak


Arti Ishak (Ensemble) is a Chicago actor, director and community organizer, recently named a 2020 3Arts “Make A Wave” Artist. Recent theatre credits include Witch (Writers), Buried Child (Writers), Men on Boats (American Theater Company), Venus in Fur (Circle), Kiss (Haven), Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno (The Second City). Series/TV: Chicago Med (NBC), Born & Raised (OTV), Brujos (OTV). Directing credits include the development of Mosque4Mosque (Steppenwolf Theatre Company), short films Shukran Bas (Means of Productions), Sun On Ice (Jackalope), BaLa (HF Productions). Arti is staff with The Chicago Inclusion Project, an instructor at Black Box Acting, and an organizer with MENASA MidWest. They are represented by Paonessa Talent Agency.