Tanuja Jagernauth is a playwright and dramaturg who believes in the
necessity of creation during times of destruction.
As an Indo-Caribbean immigrant and two-time alum of the Voices of Our Nations Arts multi-genre
writing workshop for people of color, she is dedicated to using her
artistic and political work to help further the interests of prison
abolition and Black liberation.
Tanuja’s short play,
SKIN, was recently part of the Our Perspective: Asian American Play
Readings at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago and workshopped by The Pulp
Stage in Portland, OR.
Tanuja is currently working as a dramaturg for Pegasus Theatre's production of THE GREEN BOOK by Calvin A. Ramsey, Sideshow Theatre's Freshness Initiative, and Cloudgate Theatre's production of ANOTHER JUNGLE by Kristin Idaszak. Recent dramaturgy credits include Stage Left's production of Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL.
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