Originally from Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Shoba is a New York- based actor, singer, and dancer. She was most recently the 12-Time Tony Nominated musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 on Broadway.
Shoba holds a BFA from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee. Her previous TV credits include: QUANTICO, GOSSIP GIRL, HALAL IN THE FAMILY, THE GOOD WIFE and LIMITLESS.
She has played supporting roles in films such as GROWING UP SMITH (starring Jason Lee), COIN HEIST (starring Sasha Pierterse), PRICE FOR FREEDOM (starring Navid Negahban) and MISTRESS AMERICA (starring Greta Gerwig).
Some of her recent stage credits include BUNTY BERMAN PRESENTS (Off-Broadway), GARY GOLDFARB: MASTER ESCAPIST (Off-Broadway), TINK (Off-Broadway), MISS SAIGON NAT'L TOUR, and workshops of MURDER AT THE GATES (written by Steven Sater, Tony Award winner) and PRINCE OF EGYPT (adaption of 1998 DreamWorks film).
Shoba is also a Bharatanatyam (South Indian Classical) dancer and teacher. She has performed extensively throughout the US and India, and has placed first in international dance competitions. Youtube videos of her performances have gathered upwards of 500,000 hits.