Dipika Guha

Dipika Guha was born in Calcutta and raised in India, Russia, and the United Kingdom. Her plays include I Enter the Valley (Weissberger nom '14), Mechanics of Love (Crowded Fire), Blown Youth (published by Playscripts), and The Rules (San Francisco Playhouse). She is the inaugural recipient of the Shakespeare's Sister Playwriting Fellowship through Lark Play Development Center, A Room of Her Own, and Hedgebrook. Her work has been developed at Playwrights Horizons, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, the Drama League, Cutting Ball Theatre's RISK Festival, New Georges, Roundabout Underground, Leviathan, Shotgun Players, Red Bull Theatre, Judson Church, Naked Angels, Fault Line Theatre, One Coast Collaboration, The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway, and the Tobacco Factory (UK) amongst others. She's been awarded residencies at the Hermitage Artist Residency, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, SPACE at Ryder Farm, McCarter Sallie B. Goodman Residency, Ucross Artists Residency, and the Rasmuson Foundation in Sitka, Alaska. She's an alum of Ars Nova Playgroup, the Dramatists Guild Fellows Program, Soho Rep W/D Lab, the Women's Project Lab, a proud member of Ma-Yi, and a current resident playwright at the Playwrights Foundation.

She holds commissions from South Coast Rep, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and is developing a new play with the Satori Group in Seattle. She is currently a Visiting Artist at the Schell Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.

Dipika received her MFA in Playwriting from the Yale School of Drama under Paula Vogel. Despite a long run in the Northeast of the United States she still drinks tea. Website: www.dipikaguha.com

Plays by Dipika Guha