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AHMED MONEKA is a celebrated actor and musician from Baghdad, Iraq, who now calls Toronto home.

SOULPEPPER: King Gilgamesh & the Man of the Wild (2023); Soulpepper Academy (2021).

OTHER THEATRE: Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Crow’s/Modern Times, Dora nominated for Leading Role); The Abduction from the Seraglio (Canadian Opera Company).

FILM & TELEVISION: The Society; The Blind Ferryman (forthcoming).

OTHER: Founder of musical group Moskitto Bar and creator and leader of Moneka Arabic Jazz; one of the Stingray Rising Stars finalists in 2019 at the TD Toronto Jazz festival and Stingray Rising Stars winner 2022 at Mundial Montreal.