Minita Gandhi is an actress/playwright/writer born in Mumbai, India, raised in the Bay Area. She is proud to call Chicago her artistic home for over eight years. Some of her regional theatre credits include Looking Glass Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Arena Stage, and Milwaukee Repertory Theatre. She can be seen in the recurring role of Dr. Prospere on NBC’s Chicago Fire as Musarrat in Brown Girls, and has appeared on Fox’s hit show Empire. NBC’s Crisis, ABC’s Betrayal, Fox’s The Chicago Code, and was the Onion News Network’s anchor, Nina Shankar. She is a master instructor for Pinnacle Performance Company where she spent 2016 developing a women’s leadership program and the co-creator of the Women and Femme in the Arts Mentorship Program.