Shaan Dasani is an Indian-American transgender actor and filmmaker. He made his LA stage debut in The Blank Theater’s The Not Lesbians (Michael A. Shepperd), taking on the lead role of a transgender college student who is meeting his ex girlfriend for the first time after transition. Additional stage credits include: KATE in Queer Classic’s rendition of The Taming of the Shrew and TeAda Productions’ Global Taxi Driver. Film/TV credits include: a new spot for “Google Goals” and short film Making a Mark (Gaurav Bhatnagar).

Prior to venturing into the acting world, Shaan learned the art of storytelling from behind the camera. With an MFA from Chapman University, and as an alumni of Film Independent’s Project:Involve program, he has written & directing over 30 short films, commercials, music videos. To find out more, please visit:

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