Leadership Team


Arpita Mukherjee

Co-Founder, Artistic Director

Arpita Mukherjee is the Artistic Director of Congressional Award winning Hypokrit Theatre Company. Recent: Monsoon Wedding the Musical at Berkeley Rep (Original Dramaturg, Associate Director), Queen – A Reading – Ma-Yi Theater Company (Director), An Evening of Indian Classics at Theater for the New City (Director), Eh Dah: Questions for My Father – winner of Best Book at NYMF (Creative Producer), How to Succeed as an Ethnically Ambiguous Actor at PCTF (writer, director), Romeo and Juliet at the Access Theater (Director), My First Time – DC premiere (Director). Upcoming: How to Succeed as an Ethnically Ambiguous Actor – Off-Broadway (Co-Writer/Creative Producer), Monsoon Wedding Concert in New York and India (Associate Director), Festival Chair for Tamasha: A Festival for South Asian Performing Arts (New York)


Shubhra Prakash

Co-Founder, Artistic Director

Shubhra Prakash is an actor, singer, voice over artist, theatre maker and short filmmaker. She has resided in Kolkata, New Delhi, San Francisco Bay Area and now in New York City. She has most recently co-written and directed an original play The Music In My Blood. Shubhra served as a voiceover artist for Priya’s Shakti, a multi-platform project supported by Tribeca New Media fund which has garnered over 400 press and media mentions. She wrote, directed and produced a play “For Our Own” at the Planet Connections Theatre Festival 2014 for which she received the Activist Award for getting a great deal of involvement from the South Asian Marrow Association of Recruiters. She served as festival director of the company’s South Asian International Performing Arts Festival in its inaugural year 2015. As an actor she just completed the workshop reading of Monsoon Wedding the Musical as the lead, Aditi Verma. She has acted in Hypokrit Theatre Company’s Romeo & Juliet as Mercutio, in The Tempest Ladies’ Taming of the Shrew. She also serves as co-founder of Random Fox Productions, her short Funny Faces was the Top 10 picks of Asian American Lab’s 72 hour shootout. She has attended producing workshop at Cannes International Film Festival 2015. Her short film, Three Dates – a short film, which she wrote, directed and produced, was screened at New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) 13′.

Kyle Rosenberg is a technical director, stage manager, lighting designer, and photographer based in New York City. He currently serves at the Studio Administrator at the Actors Studio. He has worked as the technical director on all of Hypokrit Theatre Company’s productions, which have been featured in a variety of press outlets including New York Times, Theatermania, Stage Buddy, and Playbill. He is also currently an Administrator at The American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba.

Kyle Rosenberg

Technical Director