Priyanka Shetty

Priyanka Shetty is an actor, director, and playwright based in Philadelphia, PA. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting, and also served on the faculty at the University of Virginia's Department of Drama. She is currently touring her 1-woman show, The Elephant in the Room (a funny, yet tumultuous story of her transition from deeply-embedded roots in India to finding context and common ground in America) as part of a triptych of original works in a coordinated nationwide premiere across multiple cities in 2024/25. Priyanka is also a teaching artist at the Tectonic Theater Project's Moment Work Institute and loves coaching and mentoring. She offers private and group lessons in Acting, Public Speaking, Voice & Speech, and Playwriting.