A.R.T.: Moby-Dick. Ashkon is an Iranian-American actor and musician from the San Francisco Bay Area. Off-Broadway: Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 (Balaga); One Thousand Nights and One Day (world premiere). Regional: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (title role), San Francisco Playhouse; Beardo (title role). Workshops: We Live in Cairo (Amir), NYTW; Concerts: Joe Iconis Christmas Extravaganza, 54 Below; Junk, Joe’s Pub. As a musician, Ashkon has released albums/*#8203;singles ranging in style from hip-hop/R&B to folk and been recognized for his viral music videos. Education: BA, Theater Arts, UC Santa Cruz; MA, Applied Theatre, CUNY.