अबन्ती चक्रबोर्ती

Sushree Abanti Chakraborty was born on 3 June 1976 at Kolkata. She is a post graduate in Applied Linguistics & Translation Studies from Central University, Hyderabad.
She has received training in Bharatanatyam under Ram Pal and Hindustani Vocal under Ustad Mashkur Ali Khan. She started her directorial venture at a young age with the play Emilia and Three Angels. Further, she directed Arun Barun Kiranmala, Himsuka, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Thatri Medea, Putuler Chithi, Raktagantha and Ranjabati Sen. She founded her group Aarshi Theatre in 2006 and made a mark as a young talent early in life. She got opportunity to visit New Zealand, New Jersey, Maine, Houston, San Francisco and Bangladesh.
Sushree Abanti Chakraborty was invited as a Research Fellow in direction in the Yale School of Drama, for workshop at Buddhist Theatre Society on text and performance in Sri Lanka and presented a paper and performance 'Nora' for the Ibsen Conference in Norway.
Sushree Abanti Chakrabory is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2009 for her notable talent in the field of theatre direction.