Dipika Guha was born in Calcutta and raised in South India, Russia, and the United Kingdom. Her plays include Yoga Play (South Coast Rep, Upcoming: Gateway Theatre Vancouver, Moxie Theatre & SF Playhouse), The Art of Gaman (Theatre 503 London, Relentless Award semifinalist), and Unreliable (Upcoming: Kansas City Rep). Recent works includes Azaan, a play for for Oregon Symphony Orchestra, contributions to You Across From Me (Humana, Actors Theatre of Louisville), Elizabeth for the McCarter Theatre’s Princeton and Slavery Project and In Braunau for Playwrights Horizons Theatre School. Dipika’s current commissions include South Coast Rep, Manhattan Theatre Club/Sloan, Barrington Stage and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. She has been the recipient of several residencies and fellowships including the Djerassi Residency Program, Hedgebrook, the Rasmuson Foundation Fellowship, the Hermitage Retreat, Ucross, SPACE on Ryder Farm, a Dramatists Guild Fellowship, the Playwrights Center (Core Writer Program) and the Playwrights Foundation. She is a proud alumnus of Ars Nova Playgroup, Soho Rep’s Writer/Director Lab, the Women’s Project Time Warner Lab, Dramatists Guild Fellows Program and the Ma-Yi Writers Lab. She was a Hodder Fellow at the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University, was awarded the inaugural Shakespeare’s Sister Playwriting Fellowship and was recently an artist in residence at Orville Schell Center for Human Rights at Yale Law School. Dipika earned an MFA in Playwriting from the Yale School of Drama under Paula Vogel, was a Frank Knox Fellow at Harvard University and has BA in English Literature from University College London. She’s currently writing for the series Sneaky Pete on Amazon.
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