Akaina Ghosh trained with One Year Lease and New York Stage and Film while attending Vassar College in New York, where they received a BA in Drama as well as a BA in Philosophy. Akaina’s specialties include music composition, devised theater, and ensemble performance. Akaina has worked across the United States and around the globe, debuting works in New York, Los Angeles, Switzerland, Greece, and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Akaina is a Resident Artist of the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival and a Core Artist of Ragged Wing Ensemble. Recent performances include Silvius in As You Like It (SF Shakes), Tilly in Time Sensitive (Ragged Wing Ensemble), Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (SF Shakes), Rose in A Different Long Stretch of Earth (Ragged Wing Ensemble), Tybalt & Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet (SF Shakes), Beatrice in Infernal Motel (Epic Immersive) and Bonnie in How to Be a White Man (FaultLine Theater).
Akaina is passionate about reconstructing historically significant narratives through a feminist lens and generating new works that center feminine voices and perspectives.