Naveen Choudhury

Librettist Playwright Lyricist

Naveen Bahar Choudhury is a playwright, librettist, and lyricist whose work has been produced, commissioned, and/or developed by Ma-Yi Theater, Prospect Theater, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Second Stage Theatre, New Federal Theatre, Martha's Vineyard Playhouse, Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, The Lark Play Development Center, New Dramatists, and more.  She has been a Dramatists Guild Fellow, a LaGuardia Performing Arts Center Playwriting Resident, and a Mellon Creative Research Fellow/Playwriting Resident at the University of Washington. 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.  Her short musical on film, Lady Apsara, commissioned by Prospect Theater, and written with composer Kamala Sankaram, was presented at the 44th Asian American International Film Festival last summer. She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and The New School for Drama, where she received her MFA.