Shishir Kurup


PlayMakers: Disgraced.

Off-Broadway: Composer, Too Noble Brothers (The Public Theater); writer, On Caring for the Beast (Currican Theater); writer, Merchant on Venice (Lark Theatre).

Regional: Happiest Song Plays Last, Water by the Spoonful; songs composer and lyricist, Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); writer, Merchant on Venice, DNA Trail (Silk Road Rising); James McManus’ Love on San Pedro, Sarah Ruhl’s Demeter in the City, Michael Garces’ Los Illegals; writer/director/composer, An Antigone Story; co-director/composer, Everyman in the Mall; writer, Bliss Point, Ghurba, Birthday of the Century (Cornerstone Theater Company); composer, The Good Person of New Haven (Long Wharf Theatre); Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella (Yale Repertory Theatre); composer, As You Like It (The Pasadena Playhouse); ensemble member (Cornerstone Theater Company).

Film/TV: True Blood, NCIS, Bones, Lost, Heroes, Sleeper Cell, NYPD Blue, Monk, Alias, The West Wing.

Awards: TIME/A.S.K. Award, Princess Grace Award, Kennedy Center Award, TCG/Alan Schneider Directing Award finalist, Herb Alpert Award nominee, L.A. Weekly Award, LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award nominee, Garland Awards, Drama-Logue Awards.

Education: MFA, University of California, San Diego.

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