Qasim Khan is an award-winning actor who was born in Scarborough, ON and raised in Newmarket, ON. He is best known for his work in theatre and television. He graduated in 2008 from the University of Toronto & Sheridan College join Acting program. In 2011 Qasim was one of eight actors across Canada to join the Soulpepper Academy, a performance residency with the prolific theatre company. In 2013 he was appointed at International Actor Fellow of Shakespeare’s Globe in London, England.
His is a company member at the Stratford Festival, Soulpepper Theatre Company, and has performed with Canadian Stage, the Charlottetown Festival, and the National Arts Centre.
Qasim was nominated for two Dora Awards for his work on Theatre Direct’s Beneath The Banyan Tree: Outstanding Individual Performance nomination, and Outstanding Ensemble Performance win. He was nominated for a MyTheatre Award and BroadwayWorld Award for his work on All’s Well That Ends Well.
He is currently gearing up for a third season at the Stratford Festival, starring in The Neverending Story.