AKAINA GHOSH is a Bay Area actor, playwright, and director. Akaina trained with One Year Lease and New York Stage and Film while attending Vassar College in New York, where they received a BA in Drama as well as a BA in Philosophy. Akaina’s specialties include devised theater and ensemble performance. Akaina has worked across the United States and around the globe, debuting works in New York, Los Angeles, Switzerland, Greece, and Scotland.
Akaina is a Core Member of Ragged Wing Ensemble and a Resident Artist with San Francisco Shakespeare Festival. Recent performances include Tilly in Time Sensitive (Ragged Wing Ensemble) Lysander in
A Midsummer Night's Dream (SF Shakes), Rose in A Different Long Stretch of Earth (Ragged Wing Ensemble), Tybalt & Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet (SF Shakes), Beatrice in Infernal Motel (Epic Immersive) and Bonnie in How to Be a White Man (FaultLine Theater).
Akaina is passionate about reconstructing historically significant narratives through a feminist lens and generating new works that center feminine voices and perspectives.
Akaina is the Artistic Director of Liar Liar Theater Collective, a womxn led theater company that debuts original immersive and site-specific work.
Follow Akaina at akainaghosh.com and liarliartheater.com.