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  • Sanjit De Silva

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    desilvas@newschool.edu

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    Sanjit De Silva

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    Sanjit is an Actor/Writer/Director. He wrote, starred and co-directed the short film Time After. He’s written four plays with Deepa Purohit, the latest, Crushed Earth, was commissioned by People’s Light and his TV pilot, Lankan, was developed at the Orchard Project Episodic Lab. Sanjit's various stage credits include: Broadway: War Horse (Tony-Award Best Play, Lincoln Center Theater). Off-Broadway: An Ordinary Muslim (NYTW, Dir. Jo Bonney), Dry Powder (World Premiere, Public Theater, Dir. Thomas Kail, Lucille Lortel and Outer Critic's Circle Award Nominations for Best Featured Actor), Awake and Sing (Public Theater/NAATCO) Sanjit has been in several films such as Afterparty, The Girl is in Trouble (produced by Spike Lee), The Company Men (with Ben Affleck and Tommy Lee Jones), and the critically acclaimed Arranged. His television credits include shows such as New Amsterdam, Evil, Tell Me A Story, Blindspot, Time After Time, Madam Secretary, Blacklist, Elementary, High Maintenance, Homeland, Blue Bloods, The Good Wife. www.silvadollarfilms.com


    Current Courses

    Advanced Acting 3

    Collaborative Making Process I

    Industry Showcase

    Industry Showcase (Spring 2021)

    Process in Prac: Stage & Cam

    Scene Study for Camera

    Scene Study for Camera (Spring 2021)

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