Leadership Team

Arpita

Arpita Mukherjee

Co-Founder, Artistic Director
Email:arpita@hypokritnyc.org

Arpita is an writer, director, producer and choreographer with over a decade of experience in professional theatre. After working for Washington Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare Theatre Company, Arpita Mukherjee founded her own theatre company. She has written, produced, and directed several productions, most notable of which are Love Times Seven: A Bollywood Musical, My First Time (only directed), Moving Forward, and I AM SAAM. Her work was featured in the South Asian Theatre and Arts Festival at the Smithsonian. A classically trained dancer, Arpita has also choreographed for musicals. She studied Non-Fiction Writing at Columbia University.


Shubhra

Shubhra Prakash

Co-Founder, Artistic Director
Email:shubhra@hypokritnyc.org

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. Shubhra served as a voiceover artist for Priya’s Shakti, a multi-platform project supported by Tribeca New Media fund. 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. 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 stage manager, lighting designer, and  photographer based in New York City. He started his back stage theatre career in the 5th grade with Wizard of Oz, and continued on to stage manage such shows as Three Penny Opera, Eurydice, Street Car Named Desire, A Winter’s Tale, and dozens of others. He has worked with a variety of NYC theatre companies as well as several in Cuba. Kyle’s photography includes headshots for many actors, production photos for theatre companies, and his personal photographs of a variety of subjects.

Kyle Rosenberg

Technical Director
Email:kyle@hypokritnyc.org