Akaina is passionate about reconstructing historically significant narratives through a gender expansive lens and generating new works that center queer 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.
AKAINA GHOSH (they/them) 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 music composition, 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 the San Francisco Bay Area.
Akaina is a Core Member of Ragged Wing Ensemble and a Resident Artist with the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival. Recent performances include God in Feel the Spirit (Shotgun Players), Silvius in As You Like It (SF Shakes), and Tilly (TBA Award Nomination) in Time Sensitive (Ragged Wing Ensemble).