Gursimrat is a playwright currently based in Austin, Texas whose work grapples with questions of identity in our modern society and dissect subjects of faith, doubt, and cross-cultural human connection. Select original plays include Radiance, At the Battlefront, Julia, Taj, and a modern retelling of a prominent 16th century Punjabi folklore, Mirza-Sahiba. Her plays have been developed at the School of Arts Institute of Chicago, Curious Theatre Branch, Naatak, MOXIE Theatre, and more. She is the recipient of The Allan Havis Playwriting Award from UC San Diego’s Department of Theatre and Dance and is currently pursuing her MFA at the University of Texas, Austin as a James A. Michener Fellow.
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