"... incredibly poignant, delicate, passionate and compelling as the tale shifts in time and focus between the gradual deterioration of young Shiv's relationship with her father, and his influence over her thoughts and emotions in her new adult life in America"
ADITI KAPIL is an actress, writer, and director, of Bulgarian and Indian descent. She was raised in Sweden, and resides in Minneapolis, MN. She has performed extensively in the Twin Cities and around the country, her writing has been nationally produced to critical acclaim.
Her play 'Love Person' received the 2009 Stavis Playwriting Award. Her play 'Agnes Under the Big Top, a tall tale,' was selected as a Distinguished New Play Development project by the NEA as administered by Arena Stage, and recently premiered at Mixed Blood Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre, and Borderlands Theatre. Most recently, her DIsplaced Hindu Gods Trilogy premiered in repertory at Mixed Blood Theatre, and she was named City Pages Artist of the Year in 2013.
Aditi is currently working on commissions with Yale Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, and South Coast Repertory Theatre.
SAG-AFTRA/AEA Playwright-In-Residence, Mixed Blood Theatre Artistic Associate, Park Square Theatre, St. Paul Core Writer, Playwrights' Center, Minneapolis Resident Writer, New Dramatists
UPCOMING WORK "Love Person" by Aditi Brennan Kapil Park Square Theatre, St. Paul, MN through April 10, 2016 www.parksquaretheatre.org
"Rickshaw Girl" by Aditi Brennan Kapil, adapted from the novel by Mitali Perkins, directed by Vidhu Singh Bay Area Childrens Theatre, CA through May 22, 2016 www.bactheatre.org "Imogen Says Nothing" by Aditi Brennan Kapil, directed by Laurie Woolery Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT Jan 20 - Feb 11, 2017 www.yalerep.org "The Chronicles of Kalki" Graphic Novel by Aditi Brennan Kapil and Barbara Schulz Available: TBD For a preview of art work, click here Now available in print from Samuel French: