(He/him) People's Light debut. Ahsan Ali is a writer, actor, and filmmaker who grew up in Pakistan, and then immigrated to NYC where he currently resides. Theatre Includes: Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (2014, Hilton Worldwide Award for Distinguished Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role). Film/Television Includes: Ahsan is the co-founder of the indie production company, Zeal Films. Awards: Best Short Film, Best Actor, & Best Director in the Golden Short Film Festival for his film Fahim (2020); Best Performance for his film Coffee in the Astoria Film Festival (2021); Best Actor in the New Wave Short Film Festival for his film Fahim (2020). Television credits include The Blacklist (NBC), Nora From Queens (Comedy Central). Training: BFA, CUNY Brooklyn College.