Naveen Bahar Choudhury

Naveen Bahar Choudhury joined the staff of New Dramatists in November 2019. She is a playwright whose work has been developed and presented at such institutions as Ensemble Studio Theatre, Second Stage Theatre, Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, The Lark Play Development Center, Prospect Theater, New Federal Theatre and more.  She was a 2019 Mellon Creative Research Fellow/Playwriting Resident, a fellowship awarded from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, in partnership with Ma-Yi Theater, that allowed her to conduct research at the University of Washington for a new play about the garments industry.  She is a recent Dramatists Guild Fellow, as well as a recent LaGuardia Performing Arts Center Playwriting Resident, and a member of the Ma-Yi Theater Writers Lab. Her work has been recognized by Steppenwolf Theatre Company (2018 The Mix List) and The Kilroys List (2016 Honorable Mention).  Her play SKIN is published in Plays For Two, an anthology by Vintage Books/Random House, and was broadcast on Northeast Public Radio as part of the Playing On Air series. Naveen began her relationship with New Dramatists as one of five playwrights who participated in the 2019 Composer-Librettist Studio program, and has since written a one-act musical presented by Prospect Theater.  MFA in Playwriting: The New School

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
PlaywrightThe River Crosses Rivers: Short Plays by Women of Color 2009-10 Season