Mendocino Theatre Company is thrilled to welcome a brilliant new actor to Mendocino and the MTC stage.
Tooba’s purpose is not only to fulfill her love of acting but also to increase Muslim representation on stage and screen and utilize the power of storytelling to change the negative portrayals of Muslim Americans in media. “I love that this play (Paradise) shows that religion and culture are two separate entities.”
Imran’s outstanding performance commands the stage. Her transformation of Yasmeen from an intelligent, articulate, but twitchy adolescent, perpetually in motion, to a more insightful young woman is brilliant. Imran gives her character depth, steadfast cultural conviction, a capacity to move through disappointment, and at the edge of despair, make her voice heard.