Madhuri Shekar

Madhuri is a playwright based in Los Angeles. Her plays include In Love and Warcraft (2013/14 winner of the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition) and A Nice Indian Boy. Her work has been been produced or developed at the Alliance Theatre, Center Theatre Group, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Playwrights Horizons, Kennedy Center, Victory Gardens, Signature Theatre, and Old Globe. She is an alumna of Center Theatre Group Writer's Workshop, a member of the Playwrights Union and Dramatist Guild, and an artistic producer of the L.A.-based comedic theatre ensemble Better Than Shakespeare. She received her MFA in Dramatic Writing from USC.

Prior to her MFA, Madhuri received an MSc/MA in Global Media and Communications from the London School of Economics and USC. She consults in social media, content creation, and arts marketing.

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The Woodruff Arts Center Launches $100 Million Transformation Campaign
 

Featuring new & developing work by Nichole Palmietto, Mark Kendall, and Haddon Kime

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The Woodruff Arts Center announced today that it has a received a $6.6 million grant to support ‘Art From The Start’, a new program designed to provide families and students greater access to the Arts Center’s art and arts education work.

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April 27, 2015

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April 27, 2015

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