A theater maker and cultural worker, Riti Sachdeva has been creating art in some form for over 25 years. Incorporating text, installation, and dance into her writing and performance, she straddles the conventions of U.S. theater, performance art, and international approaches to theater.
An alum of the The Public’s Emerging Writers Group and the Women’s Project, her plays have been developed by The Civilians, NNPN, U of Hawai’i, Working Theater, PWC, Centerstage, and Lincoln Center Director’s Lab. Sachdeva received the Kennedy Center’s Quest for Peace award for Parts of Parts & Stitches, a TCG travel grant to begin adapting Other Farmers’ Fields to the kathakali dance theatre form and a listing on the Kilroy’s List for The Rug Dealer. Acting highlights: National Hispanic Cultural Center, PopUp Theatrics, Honest Accomplice Theater, HBO, Disney, lotsa cool indie films, and Planet Connections Festival Outstanding One Act award for her solo show Scene/Unseen.