Shehzad Ghias Shaikh

Stand-up comedian/Writer/Trainer

Shehzad Ghias Shaikh, the founder of Cogito Productions and Room for Improv-ment, has a decade of experience working in the theatre and television industry of Pakistan. He is also a journalistic scholar on theatre in Pakistan.

Shehzad performs stand up comedy all over Pakistan, the United States and Canada. He also tours with his improvisational comedy troupe and writes comedy and satire for various organizations.

Shehzad has degrees in law, arts and theatre. He offers workshops, trainings and speaking sessions on confidence building, communication, personality development, idea generation, team building, writing, acting, directing, improvisational and performing.

For Bookings/Inquiries: Please contact at

shehzadghias@gmail.com

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 In 2011, Shehzad founded Lahore's first improvisational troupe called  'Room For-Improvment',  the troupe involved into its current cast of Daniyal Malik, Shah Fahad, Abdul Ahad Ayub and Shehzad Ghias himself. The troupe has done two national tours and performed over a 100 times at venues all over Pakistan.  The troupe has also held improv workshops in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.   

In 2011, Shehzad founded Lahore's first improvisational troupe called 'Room For-Improvment', the troupe involved into its current cast of Daniyal Malik, Shah Fahad, Abdul Ahad Ayub and Shehzad Ghias himself. The troupe has done two national tours and performed over a 100 times at venues all over Pakistan.

The troupe has also held improv workshops in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.

 

In 2012, Shehzad formed his second improv troupe in Karachi titled Circus. The troupe performed at Mad School Karachi, Carlton and the Arts Council Karachi.

Circus


In 2013, Shehzad joined a long form improv troupe in New York titled 'SHINE', performing numerous shows at the Brit Pack, Chinatown, New York.