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Ankita Raturi

First-year MFA Playwriting Student


Ankita Raturi | अंकिता रतूड़ी (she/her/hers) is a first-year MFA Playwriting student. She grew up in India, the United States, and Indonesia. Her most recent home before San Diego was in Queens, NY. Ankita writes plays and poetry in Hindi and English. Her plays include The Elephant is Very Like, Another Passage to India or Dilli Aaj Tak, akshara, and Sahi Vaqt Pe or The One with the Biological Clock. Ankita’s writing work has been developed at NYU, Fresh Ground Pepper, The Hearth Theater, Dixon Place, Hypokrit Theatre Company, New York Shakespeare Exchange, Pete’s Candy Store, and Natyabharati. She was the 2016/17 Literary/Dramaturgy Fellow at Berkeley Repertory Theatre and has a BFA in Drama from NYU Tisch School of the Arts (Playwrights Horizons Theater School). Instagram: @ankitawrites


BFA in Drama, NYU Tisch School of the Arts (Playwrights Horizons Theater School) 

2016/17 Literary/Dramaturgy Fellow, Berkeley Repertory Theatre