Resume

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Resume 

Directing (select credits)

Raisins, not Virgins by Sharbari Ahmed at Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop - Summer 2020

House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar at San Diego Repertory Theatre - Spring 2020

(Anon)ymous by Naomi Izuka at Iowa State University (artist-in-residence) - Fall 2019

The Golden Threshold (workshop) by Cheeyang Ng and Eric Sorrels at Live & In Color - September 2019

Strange Men (reading) by Will Snider at Play Penn 2019 - July 17, July 27

Eh Dah: Questions for My Father (concert) by Aya Aziz at Greenspace

Reclaiming our Time (concert) by various artists at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theatre

Elements (in-process presentation) by Divya Mangwani at Mabou Mines (RAP program)

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

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

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)

Bollywood Kitchen by Sri Rao with original songs by Ria and Rini, Hypokrit Theatre Company

Honor Killing by Sara Bierstock

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

Citizen Scientist by C. Quintana at Barrington Stage Company

Still Life by Emily Mann at WP Theater

Raisins, not Virgins by Sharbari Zohra Ahmed 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)

India Pale Ale by Jacklyn Backhaus Dir: Will Davis

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