Kareem was born in Karachi, Pakistan, brought up in the USA, and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance from the University of Central Florida. His Chicago theatre credits include: Rock ‘N’ Roll, Gas for Less, King Lear (Goodman Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Edward II, and Romeo & Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); The Illusion (Court Theatre); Heartbreak House (Writers’ Theatre); The Last Act of Lilka Kadison, Peter Pan (Lookingglass Theatre Company); It’s a Wonderful Life, Oklahoma! (American Theater Company); The Real Thing (Remy Bumppo Theatre Company); Wedding Play (About Face Theatre Collective); Our Enemies, Back of the Throat, 10 Acrobats in an Amazing Leap of Faith (Silk Road Rising); and many others. Regional credits: The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Three Musketeers, The Tempest (Illinois Shakespeare Festival); Love’s Labour’s Lost (Notre Dame Summer Shakespeare Festival); Stuff Happens, Julius Caesar (Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre); Cyrano De Bergerac, The Winter’s Tale, Taming of the Shrew, Jack & the Beanstalk, As You Like It, Romeo & Juliet (Orlando Shakespeare Theater). He has also appeared in commercials and feature films, and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association as well as SAG and AFTRA. Kareem is an Ensemble Member of American Theater Company and an Associate Artist of Silk Road Rising. See him next at Writers’ Theatre as Mick in The Caretaker (Fall 2011-Spring 2012).