“Sonal is a hyper-talented comedic actress. If I could buy stock in her future, I would do it it today.”
-Bill Lawrence, Creator of Scrubs, Spin City, Cougar Town, Undateable
Who is Sonal?
The dynamic actress, writer, and creator Sonal Shah has more to offer than what meets the eye. She was one of the first Indian-American females to appear in a major role on a network comedy (Scrubs). She has also worked on Superstore (NBC), New Girl (Fox), Spaced Out (NBC), Better Things (FX), PTA (ABC Family), Transparent (Amazon) and countless theater productions in Chicago and Los Angeles. Sonal’s voice and singing can be heard as a bumbling bandit on Disney’s upcoming Mira Royal Detective. She also voices on Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls and Amazon’s Costume Quest. She recently shot the lead role in short film The Amazing Annabelle and a supporting role in feature film Definition Please. Sonal starred in The Blank Theatre’s critically acclaimed docudrama play “Unopened,” where her performance was praised as “honest, captivating, impeccably present, and nuanced.” She performed as one of the leads in musical theatre workshop The Future Perfect for Broadway’s Kristin Hanggi. Sonal teaches acting at the acclaimed John Rosenfeld Studios in Los Angeles. She is also an active member of Women in Film and an alumnus of Second City Chicago.