Riti Sachdeva is a theatre maker, dancer, and cultural worker. She was a Time Warner fellow with the Emerging Writers Group at The Public Theater (2012-13) and the Women's Project Theater (2014-16). Additionally, her plays have been developed by The Civilians, PlayWrights Center, National New Play Network, Manhattan Theatre Works, U of Hawai'i, Working Theater, American Theater Company, Poetic Theater, and Lincoln Center Director's Lab. She is recipient of the Kennedy Center's Quest for Peace award for her play Parts of Parts & Stitches and a Mellon Foundation theater travel grant to begin adapting Other Farmers' Fields to the Kathakali dance theatre form. Her play Other Farmer's Fields was a finalist for InterAct Theater's 20/20 Development award, while The Rug Dealer made the 2016 Kilroys List and was a finalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival.