Devika Ranjan

Resident Director

Devika Ranjan is a Resident Director at Albany Park Theater Project. She is a theater-maker, ethnographer, and teaching artist. Before coming to APTP, Devika facilitated theater workshops for social change in conflict zones and border regions. She also devised ethnographic performance with young people, refugees, and asylum-seekers around the world. Devika was an Inaugural Fellow at the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics from 2017-2019, a Global Cultural Fellow at the Institute for International Cultural Relations, and a Projects for Peace Fellow with the Davis Foundation. Her work has been commended by HRH Duchess of Sussex for its importance for vulnerable people and political crises at large. Devika has a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. She also holds an MA in Applied Theater from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and an MPhil in Sociology from the University of Cambridge from her time as a Marshall Scholar in the UK.
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