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Directing (select credits)

Eh Dah: Questions for My Father by Aya Aziz (March 2019) at Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop    

Elements of Change by Divya Mangwani with UNICEF, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Greenpoint Innovations

The Djinn (A reading) by Divya Mangwani at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (as part of Tamasha) 

Chokher Bali by Rabindranath Tagore (Adaptation by Partha Chatterjee) at Theater for the New City, Hypokrit Theatre Company

Chokher Bali by Rabindranath Tagore (Adaptation by Partha Chatterjee) at Theater for the New City, Hypokrit Theatre Company

Devdas by Sarat Chandra (Adapted as a ballet by Swarali Karulkar) at Theater for the New City, Hypokrit Theatre Company

Eh Dah: Questions for My Father (credited as Creative Producer) by Aya Aziz  at June Havoc Theater, NYMF

How to Succeed as an Ethnically Ambiguous Actor by Zenobia Shroff at Paradise Factory, Planet Connections Festivity

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare at Access Theater, Hypokrit Theatre Company

My First Time by Ken Davenport at The Burke Theater, Mead Theatre Lab, Hersh Nerola Productions

Love Times Seven by Sharath Parvathavani and Arpita Mukherjee at Ernst Theater, Rasa Arts Collective

I AM SAAM (South Asian American Male) by Arpita Mukherjee at Goethe Institute, Fringe DC

Death Before Dying: A Ballet by Jane Franklin at The Warehouse Theater, Fringe DC

A Journey Through Bollywood at Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall, NetSAP DC

Three Story Story by Shalini Chandra at Smithsonian, South Asian Literary and Theatre Arts Festival

Workshop/Reading (select credits)

Raisins, not Virgins by Sharbari Zohra Ahmed (February 2019) at Players Theater

Art of Gaman by Dipika Guha at The Public Theater

Eh Dah: Questions for My Father by Aya Aziz at All for One Theatre

The Queen by Madhuri Shekar at Ma-Yi Theatre Company

Appeasing Radhika by Malini Srinivasan and Madhuri Shekar at Baruch College

Associate/Assistant Directing (select credits)

Monsoon Wedding Musical in concert Dir: Mira Nair in Goa, India

Monsoon Wedding Musical Dir: Mira Nair at Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Other credits (select credits)

Monsoon Wedding Musical Book Writer Dir: Mira Nair (Upcoming)

Monsoon Wedding Musical Original Dramaturg at Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Hypokrit Theatre Company Artistic Director at New York, NY

Eh Dah: Questions for My Father Creative Producer/Dramaturg/Stepped in for Director - June Havoc Theater, NYMF

Tamasha (A Festival of South Asian Performing Arts) Festival Chair - Paradise Factory

How to Succeed as an Ethnically Ambiguous Actor Co-Writer - Planet Connections Theater Festivity, NYC

SAIPAF (South Asian Performing Arts Festival) Festival Coordinator - Urban Stages Theater and Access Theater, NYC

Smokin’ Cigarettes at Night Writer - South Asian Literary and Theatre Arts Festival, The Smithsonian, D.C. 

Rasa Arts Colelctive Artistic Director - Washington, DC

Fellowships/Awards/Nominations

2019 Mabou Mines Resident Artist

2018 - 2020 WP Theater Directors Lab

2018 Eugene O’Neill Theater Center National Directing Fellowship

2018 Lincoln Center Directors Lab

2018 Jonathan Alper Directing Fellow

Nominated, Best Director How to Succeed as an Ethnically Ambiguous Actor - Planet Connections Theater Festival

Won, Best Book Eh Dah: Questions for My Father - New York Musical Festival

Congressional Award for Promoting Diversity in Arts - Hypokrit Theatre Company New York, NY