Deepa Purohit

Crushed Earth (w/Sanjit De Silva - 2017 New Play Frontiers Commission, People’s Light Theatre). Elyria - World Premiere Off-Broadway debut at The Atlantic Theater Company NYC (2023 Drama League Award Nominee for Outstanding Production of a Play). 2023 Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award, a 2022-23 Edgerton Foundation Award. 2019 Jerome Foundation grant recipient, w/Ma-Yi Theater Company), Bones (2017 Andrew Mellon Foundation Residency w/Ma-Yi theater Company), The In Between, Mxx/perience (New Georges Audrey Residency) A Valentine (2016 Kilroys Honorable Mention), Have Sari Will Travel!, Flight, & Mothering. With Sanjit De Silva & Rising Circle: Pulling the Lever, American Family Project, & Grace. Other: New Dramatists Residency 2023 – 2030. Kilroys List 2023. Co-founded and ran Rising Circle Theater Collective & the RC INKtank Writers Lab (2000-2012). Ma-Yi Theatre Co. Legacy Labbie. MFA, Playwriting: Brooklyn College. Deepa is currently adapting her play Elyria into a TV series and was recently brought on as Director of New Works at People’s Light.