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Cas Anvar

Cas Anvar

Cas Anvar - actor, director and producer - is a graduate of Montreal's prestigious National Theatre School of Canada. A versatile and exciting actor, he has performed in over 50 major roles for both film and television. Some of his most recent credits include the supporting role of Zak in the feature film Seducing Maarya, Triny in the MOW Redeemer opposite Matthew Modine, as well as Youssef in The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo, with Jack Palance and Oliver Reed.

Anvar is in the upcoming CTV MOW, Agent of Influence opposite Christopher Plummer, and in theatres in the soon to be released feature film Shattered Glass playing the supporting role of Kambiz Foroohar alongside Hayden Christensen and Steve Zahn, directed by Billy Ray and produced by Cruise/Wagner.

Cas Anvar has become a local celebrity in Montreal, Canada due to his presence in the community as Founder and Artistic Director of the acclaimed Shakespeare-in-the-Park theatre company, Repercussion Theatre. Founded in 1989, Repercussion Theatre is the only touring Shakespeare-the-Park troupe in the world.

Anvar has played numerous leading roles in Shakespeare's most famous plays including MacBeth, Mercutio in Romeo & Juliet, Prospero in The Tempest and has brought his special brand of visually dynamic theatre to communities all across North America. He has also directed many of the Bard's works. Outside of his company he has appeared on stage in Rahul Varma's critically acclaimed Counter Offence and in Joe Maalouf's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

Cas Anvar was awarded the Carla Napier Award for Achievement in the Montréal Theatre community as well as Alliance Quebec's Youth Achievement Award for accomplishments in the Arts. And was nominated for a JUTRA award for his performance in the film Seducing Maarya.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

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