Dipika Guha was born and raised in India, Russia and the United Kingdom. She is the inaugural recipient of the Shakespeare’s Sister Playwriting Award and is a Hodder Fellow at the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University in 2017-2018. Her plays include Yoga Play (South Coast Repertory Theatre, Crossroads Commission), The Art of Gaman (Berkeley Rep Ground Floor, Leah Ryan Award Finalist, Relentless Award Semi-Finalist), I Enter the Valley (Theatreworks New Play Festival, Southern Rep New Play Festival), Mechanics of Love (Crowded Fire Theatre, Two by For, NYC) and Blown Youth (published by Playscripts). Most recently her work has been developed at Playwrights Horizons, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, Roundabout Underground, McCarter Theatre’s Sallie B. Goodman Residency, New Georges, Shotgun Players, the Sam French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, the Lark, 24 Hour Plays on Broadway and the Magic Theatre amongst others. Her current projects include commissions from MTC/Sloan, OSF, Barrington Stage Company, the McCarter Theatre’s Princeton and Slavery Project and a co-commission from ACT and Z Space. Dipika has been the recipient of several residencies and fellowships including the Djerassi Residency Program, Hedgebrook, the Hermitage Retreat, Ucross, SPACE at Ryder Farm and a Dramatists Guild Fellowship. 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. Dipika received her BA from University College London and an MFA in Playwriting from the Yale School of Drama under Paula Vogel.
Mechanics Of Love
Herculine And Lola