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Kanika Asavari Vaish

Kanika Asavari Vaish

Associate Producer

Kanika (any pronouns) is a writer, director, performer, and producer. She is a recent graduate of Columbia University’s Playwriting MFA program, a proud Wellesley College alum, and the co-founder of South Asian theater ensemble Fresh Lime Soda Productions. Her work focuses on hope, community, and transformation, and she believes in using theater as a tool for collective healing. Recent credits include: NINE WAYS TO PLEAD WITH A GOD (Playwright, Columbia University, dir. Liz Peterson) JYOTI'S BRIDGE (Playwright, Columbia University, dir. Phoebe Brooks), LET ME SPEAK (Director, Wellesley College), EIGHT ONE EIGHT TWO (Director, Secret Theatre), and GUARDS AT THE TAJ (Director, SoHo Shakespeare Company).

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