Laila Ayad

Laila Ayad was most recently seen in the World Premiere production of Leslye Headland’s Cult of Love at the Atwater Village Theatre in Los Angeles and Stephen Belber’s Joan at the Ojai Playwrights Conference. She developed DreamWorks’ The Prince of Egypt for the stage in the role of Tzipporah and is a founding member of Ovation Award-winning IAMA Theatre Company. Other recent theater credits include: Shiner (Off-Broadway), The Mystery of King Tut (National Tour), French Waitress (Triptych Theatre Company), Unbound (IAMA)Gruesome Playground Injuries (Dairy Arts Center), The Last Days of Mary Stuart (Son of Semele Ensemble), Bachelorette (IAMA), Reverb (IAMA), Why We Have a Body (The Producers' Club), and Macbeth (Gielgud Theatre). Film and TV credits include: four seasons as Charlotte Reid on Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy, Reception, and Exodus Fall. Laila is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. www.lailaayad.com.