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Aditi Brennan Kapil

Aditi Brennan  Kapil

Aditi Brennan Kapil is a playwright, actress, and director, of Bulgarian and Indian descent, raised in Sweden and currently residing in Minneapolis, MN. Her play Love Person, a four-part love story in Sanskrit, ASL, and English, has been produced to critical acclaim around the country and is published by Samuel French. It was developed during a Many Voices residency at the Playwrights' Center, workshopped at the Lark Play Development Center in NYC, and selected for reading at the National New Play Network (NNPN) conference 2006. Love Person was then produced in a NNPN rolling world premiere at Mixed Blood Theatre (MN), Marin Theater (CA), and Phoenix Theatre (IN), in the 2007/08 season. In 2008/09 it was produced at Live Girls! Theatre in Seattle, Alley Repertory Theatre in Boise, and Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago; and received the Stavis Playwriting Award in 2009. Ms. Kapil's most recent play, Agnes Under The Big Top, a tall tale, is also published by Samuel French and was selected as a 2009 Distinguished New Play Development Project by the NEA New Play Development Program hosted by Arena Stage, and was developed by the Lark Play Development Center (NY), Mixed Blood Theatre (MN), InterAct Theatre (PA), the Playwrights' Center (MN), and the Rhodope International Theater Laboratory (Bulgaria). This play premiered at Mixed Blood Theatre and Long Wharf Theatre (CT) in 2011, and Borderlands Theater (AZ) in 2012 in a NNPN rolling world premiere. Ms. Kapil is currently writing a trilogy commissioned by Mixed Blood Theatre based on the Hindu trinity, and a play loosely based on the character of Imogen in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, commissioned by Yale Repertory Theatre.


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