Shani recently appeared 
on episode 8
Girls on the Bus
on HBO


About Shani

Shani Hadjian (pronounced Sha-nee Hod-jee-an) she/they is an Armenian American actor, photographer, and filmmaker currently living in Brooklyn with her wife, Emily, and their dogs, Beans and Petra. Favorite theatre credits: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Wizard of Oz, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot, Fun Home, Once, Les Miserables, Caroline, or Change, and As You Like it. Shani created the film Up or Out, a proof-of-concept short for the feature of the same title she wrote. Favorite on screen credits: FBI: Most Wanted, Girls on the Bus, Up or Out, Poncho, Stricken, Sometimes at Night.  Shani was awarded “Best Actress” by the Press Newspapers for her role in Spamalot and “Best Featured Actress” by DCMetro Theatre Arts for her role in Caroline, or change. As a photographer, Shani has owned her business for 13 years, focusing on actor headshots that focus on showcasing authenticity.

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[Shani] is an Amazon of Integrity, willing to open the eyes of her audience to the fact that they are not alone, that there are people with whom they share similar journeys, and that conversation, humor, honesty, and music are great ways to step out of the darkness and into the light.
          -Stephen Mosher, Broadway World