Behzad has appeared at TimeLine in INANA, BLOOD AND GIFTS, and in the original cast of THE HISTORY BOYS (Equity Jeff Awards – Production and Ensemble).

Behzad grew up in Syracuse, N.Y., made Chicago his home in 2005 and has since performed all over town. Recent credits include THE MATCHMAKER (Goodman), DISGRACED (Goodman Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and American Theater Company), SAMSARA (Jeff Award nomination – Supporting Actor, Play) and DISCONNECT (Victory Gardens), TWELFTH NIGHT (First Folio), A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Goodman), HOLES (Adventure Stage Chicago) and WE LIVE HERE (Theatre Seven). Film and television credits include CHICAGO PD, YOU’RE SO TALENTED, KING RAT and IMPERFECTIONS. He is a member of The Chicago Inclusion Project and holds a BFA degree from Columbia College Chicago. Visit

Member of Actors' Equity Association

Expanding the Family

Big news! TimeLine is expanding our core artistic team of Company Members, welcoming new Associate Artists, and adding to our Board of Directors. We’re thrilled to announce that Chicago artists Behzad Dabu and Ron OJ Parson have been named Company …

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