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Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission 
EnActe Arts develops and presents contemporary theater, which explores relevant social and political themes rooted in the South Asian experience while providing a platform for the community to experience and grow personally and professionally through the arts.
Vision
Empowering and challenging contemporary theater at the nexus of South Asian experience and global audiences.
Values
• Belonging | Works that explore identity and acceptance.
• Challenge | Thought-provoking work that inspires conversation.
• Empowerment | Amplifies the stories, experiences, and voices of the underrepresented.
• Pluralism | Expand the intersection of cultures and tolerance. At EnActe, we value all identities, backgrounds, and abilities. We strive to engage all people in creativity no matter their color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, and socioeconomic status. 

WHO WE ARE

Management

Vinita Sud Belani

CEO, Artistic Director, and Founder

Joined the team in 2012
Chief cook and bottle washer, Vinita is the engine that runs EnActe. Vinita comes to the world of theatre and non-profit with 20+years of experience in the corporate world. She holds a degree in Computer Science from BITS Pilani, and an MBA from HEC, France and a diploma in French Language and Literature from the Sorbonne, Paris.

Kavitha Nalla

Chief Financial Officer

Joined the team in 2015
Kavitha is CFO at EnActe Arts and Vice President, Finance & Operations at PeopleShores, a Public Benefit Corporation committed to Impact Sourcing. She previously served as a Regional Controller at Hitachi Consulting Corp. and Corporate Controller at Sierra Atlantic, Inc. Outside of work she enjoys volunteering along with her daughter and strongly believes in giving back to the community. She is actively involved with Reading Partners, an organization which works with communities to provide students with individualized reading support and is an active supporter of Second Harvest Food Bank, an organization that is dedicated to ending hunger.

Geeta Rai

Managing Director

Joined the team in 2019

Anjali Kirloskar

Head of Sales and Development

Joined the team in 2019

Suman Chandra

Productions and Programming Director

Suruchi Chandorkar

Company Manager

Tammy Sharma

Event Management Director

Nikita Jain

Marketing Manager

EnAccolades Program Director

Event Management Director

Uma Sakhalkar

Audience Engagement Manager

Keith Khorana Stevenson

Sales and Marketing Director

Key Volunters

Sanjana Anand
Jyoti Bacchani
Kalpana Handu
Guha Sushma
Kaul Roy
Usha Sekhar
Anurag Wadehra

Interns

Breona Jenkins
Sandya Kola
Abhishek Sharma
Krishna Visvanathan
Divya Walia
BT Montrym

Board and Advisory Board

Jim Gunderson

Chair, CEO at Galvanic Theatricals

Board member since 2013. An attorney who has held positions at law firms and companies based in Europe and the United States, a management consultant serving mid-cap multinationals, theater companies and environmental non-profits, and a co-producer of plays and other performing arts projects.

Vinita Sud Belani

CEO, Artistic Director, and Founder

Joined the team in 2012
Chief cook and bottle washer, Vinita is the engine that runs EnActe. Vinita comes to the world of theatre and non-profit with 20+years of experience in the corporate world. She holds a degree in Computer Science from BITS Pilani, and an MBA from HEC, France and a diploma in French Language and Literature from the Sorbonne, Paris.

Ajay Chowdhury

Partner and Managing Director at BCG Digital Ventures

Board member since 2013

A G Karunakaran

President and CEO at MulticoreWare Inc.

Board member since 2018

Noreen Raza

Partner at Law Offices of Noreen T. Raza

Board member since 2017

Raju Reddy

Venture Capitalist

Board member since 2016

Prerana Vaidya

CEO at Kidzz, Inc.

Board member since 2017