Theater Director and Scholar
Brava Artist-in-Residence, Vidhu Singh, is a theatre director, scholar and dramaturg who is a key player in the South Asian Theater Arts Movement in the Bay Area.
Vidhu holds a Master’s degree in Dramatic Art from University of California at Santa Barbara, and a doctorate in Theatre from the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Asian Theatre program. She became the only scholar to document 1990s historic regional experimental theater, during her extensive research in India.
A graduate of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, Vidhu is a founding member of World Wide Lab, an international directors’ collective with members from eight countries, and RasaNova Theater. Vidhu established multicultural theater at Foothill College and has worked as a Managing Director at Asian American Theater Company. She is a core member of Theatre without Borders.
Directing highlights include Books ‘N’ Bullets: Short Plays in Response to America’s School Shootings, After Orlando: Short Plays in Response to the Pulse Nightclub Shooting, Shahid Nadeem’s banned political satire Burqavaganza, and Saviana Stanescu’s surreal comedy Waxing West, Dancing on Glass by Ram Ganesh Kamatham, selected for the National Asian American Theater Festival, and Aditi Kapil’s smash hit Rickshaw Girl, with Bay Area Children’s Theatre.