Sonali Dahotre, Coordinator – Act 3

Sonali Dahotre was born and brought up in Pune. Being raised by working parents, she enjoyed the freedom of forming her own opinions from early on. Sonali went on to choose architecture, but her passion for nature, which was as old as her, led her to further pursue landscape architecture. Sonali continues to be a …

Aparna Desai, Coordinator – Act 4

Aparna Desai is an actress and a voice-over artist. Thanks to her unending hunger for acting, she can be seen in many roles in both Hindi and Marathi serials as well as some Marathi movies. She also does photoshoots and commercial and corporate advertisements. As if this isn’t enough tiring, Aparna also runs her own …

Shubhra Chowdhury, Coordinator – Act 3

Shubhra Chowdhury has served for 25 years as the Vice Principal of Army Public School, Kirkee, having recently ‘retired’ in the June of 2013. Shubhra is a proud army wife of a Colonel, who also served the Indian army for 25 years. Shubhra was brought up in a family intensely involved in music and drama. …

Tulika Pherwani, Chief Coordinator – 99 Women Pune

Tulika Pherwani is the queen of organization. Having spent her formative years in the vast expanse of disciplined NDA, she has dabbled in various fields through aerobics, hospitality and management, learning something new with each experience. She is a post graduate in Economics from the prestigious Fergusson College, Pune. Currently, she is Head of Hospitality …

Prabha V, Coordinator – Act 5

Initially, in what can be called a different avatar, Prabha was a college teacher of Mathematics. She indulged in theatre by writing and directing plays. Currently, Prabha’s time is occupied by teaching spoken English, along with writing and directing plays. If nothing, she can be found doing story-telling sessions at the Chai Cafe. In the …

Meghana Desai, Coordinator – Act 7

Meghana Desai holds a PGDM in Finance and Marketing, with a B.E. in Electronics. She has been meaningfully engaging herself with the development sector for the past seven years. She currently works with a non-profit in Pune in the space of school education. How did you hear about this project? I heard about  it from …

Creativity, Theater, Collaboration, Generosity: the 99 women take action!

Creativity, theater, collaboration, generosity – this is the philosophy of 99 women project in Pune! You can help the ambitious theatrical project of the 99 women in Pune, India and beyond the 99 women actresses support a larger community of Indian women: all the benefits of the shows will be donated to a local program ‘SWAWLAMBAN’ …

Vartika Gupta, Production Manager

Vartika Gupta is a psychologist and arts-based practitioner adorning her hat. Creativity flows through her system taking the form of visual arts, music, dance, drama, stories, drum circles and subtle energy, flowing in her therapy sessions with both children and adults. Phew! Yet, she just begins there. Vartika also works with those who are chemically afflicted. Project …

Neeti Pherwani, The Art Director

Neeti Pherwani is a rebel. She also loves to create.  Always restless and looking for something new, she has learnt various dance forms, instruments and experiments with mixed media art forms . She has been involved with theatre ever since she can remember, and recently co-headed Moonbeam Factory Theatre in its trial trajectory.  She is …

Shaberi Ray, The Choreographer

Shaberi Ray, our choreographer, is a homoeopathy doctor. Her compelling passion in music and dance led her to get training from Prayag Sangit Samiti and Shaimak Davar and also choreograph events for 15 years and counting. Currently, she runs a music and dance school by the name Tan Tarangam, whose short journey of 10 years has already created 200 …