Noreen Quadir is an actress and writer working in theatre, film, TV, commercials, print, voiceover, and audiobook narration.
Soft-spoken with a bubbly resilience and a spark of sass, she brings a mix of intelligence, quirky playfulness, and quiet strength to her characters.
She has starred in Off-Broadway and New York plays and award-winning films. As an activist, she particularly enjoys working on projects that contain strong social messages.
Noreen received her BA in Theatre at Southern Connecticut State University and studied acting at the Circle in the Square Theatre, improv at the Magnet Theater, and voiceover at Edge Studio. She is trained in Stanislavski, Meisner, and Chekhov.
She has also written screenplays, short stories, poems, and a children's picture book.
During her spare time, she enjoys reading, dancing, traveling, singing karaoke, and volunteering. She is currently taking belly dancing lessons. Noreen loves animals and is a vegetarian. Although she typically eats healthy, she has a sweet tooth. Her favorite food is chocolate which she indulges in pretty much every day!
As a volunteer, she has worked with organizations advancing environmental and social justice and started an animal advocacy organization. She has also led workshops and presentations at high schools and universities around LGBTQIA+ visibility and inclusion and educated faculty members on how to make their schools more inclusive. She was a panelist at the NASTAD Gender and Race Alliance Summit in Washington DC about health equity for the queer/BIPOC community as well.
*Fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.
Currently based in Los Angeles. Local hire in New York City and Connecticut.