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Snehal Desai

Snehal Desai is currently the Associate Artistic Director at East West Players (EWP) in Los Angeles. At EWP, he recently directed the rock musical The Who’s Tommy and the world premiere of A Nice Indian Boy.  Snehal was the inaugural recipient of the Drama League’s Classical Directing Fellowship.  He is also a member of the inaugural class of Theater Communication Group’s (TCG) SPARK Leadership Program.  As a director, Snehal has worked at: the Public, the Old Globe, La Mama, the Old Vic, Ars Nova, the Lark, and PS122.   He is a former resident director with Theater Emory and Ensemble Studio Theatre.  Snehal is a recipient of a Doris Duke Grant, the Tanne Award, and a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship.  He was a literary fellow with the Royal Shakespeare Company and a member of the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab.  Snehal has toured his solo show, Finding Ways to Prove You’re Not an Al-Qaeda Terrorist When You’re Brown, across the United States.  He holds a MFA from the Yale School of Drama. www.snehaldesai.com

So You Want to Start a Diversity Program? Ten things to consider when creating a diversity and inclusion program
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So You Want to Start a Diversity Program? Ten things to consider when creating a diversity and inclusion program

21 August 2015

Snehal Desai outlines important things to keep in mind when creating or implementing a diversity and inclusion program.

Leadership
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Leadership

An examination of the methods used by artists and administrators to spearhead civic engagement.