Anu Yadav is a critically acclaimed actress, writer and theater-based educator dedicated to telling the stories of people pushed to the margins of public discourse. She has performed with the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Imagination Stage, Theatre Alliance, and African Continuum Theatre, as well as at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Strathmore Mansion and the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts in Beijing. She co-founded the storytelling project Classlines, wrote and performed her solo play Capers which toured nationally, and recently debuted her newest play Meena’s Dream at Forum Theatre to sold-out houses. She was featured in the documentaries Walk with Me and Chocolate City. She is a 2013 DC Artist Fellow and holds an MFA in Performance from the University of Maryland at College Park.