New York Indian Film Festival 2012

May 23-27, 2012
Devika Bhise

Johns Hopkins University, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences September 2009-Present
Hodson Trust Scholar
Recipient of the Woodrow Wilson Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Major: Art History; Minor: Theater Arts and Studies, Voice at Peabody Conservatory
Relevant Coursework includes: Acting 1, Acting II, Shakespeare, Performance, Voice,
Contemporary Theater and Film, History of Modern Theater and Drama, Acting for Musical Theater
Member of SAG

Recent Theater Experience
The Ladies Man Valentine (co-lead) Johns Hopkins University Theater Baltimore, MD
Anton in Show Business Holly (co-lead) Johns Hopkins University Theater Baltimore, MD
The Partition Namagiri (co-lead) Spotlighter’s Theater Baltimore, MD
The Cocktail Party Celia Copplestone (co-lead) JHU Barnstormer’s Production Baltimore, MD
The Lady’s Not For Burning Alizon Eliot Brearley School Spring Mainstage New York, NY
Bye Bye Birdie Rose Alvarez (lead) Brearley School Winter Mainstage New York, NY
Little Shop of Horrors Chiffon Collegiate School Production New York, NY
Black Comedy Carol Brearley School Production New York, NY
HMS Pinafore Buttercup (co-lead) Buckley School Production New York, NY
Les Miserables Fantine (co-lead) Buckley School Production
Film Experience
The Accidental Husband Chandini Yari Film Group
Directed by Griffin Dunne
Anamika: Her Glorious Past Devdasi #1 (lead) New York Film Academy
Directed by Pavitra Chalam
Hijras: The Third Gender   Directed by Devika in 2007
Winner, Best Social Documentary
LA Film Festival
Film Experience
Acting: Voice:  
- John Astin (Hagen, Adler, Meisner techniques) - Judy Blazer (Broadway)  
- Peg Denithorne (Acting for Musical Theater) - Carol Cavey-Miles (Western Classical)  
- Mark Cohen (Meisner technique) - Marina Alam (Hindustani Classical)  
- Max Foundation Delhi, Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, December 2010, Childrens’s Cancer Benefit
- Goa Literary Festival at International Center Goa, Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
- Soprano for Octopodes, JHU A Capella Group, Semi Finalist in A Capella Nationals 2011.
- Studying at Peabody Conservatory
Interests/ Special skills
- Singing (Jazz, Pop, Hindustani Classical, Carnatic Classical, R&B, Soul)
- Dancing (Bharatanatyam, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Salsa, Modern)
- Proficient in Hindi, Marathi, Spanish, Italian
- Modeling Experience (Hollister Flagship)
Delhi Times
All That jazz
Ht City
Jazz It Up
Express Newsline
Swing Town
Panjab Kesri
Max HealthCare

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