Featured in Variety’s “100 Writers to Watch” (2015), Nayna Agrawal is a former NYC analyst, a former DC policy writer, a former international aid director, and a former touring dancer. Her plays have been staged or produced in New York, Los Angeles, Seattle and Chicago. She is the recipient of an East West Players (LA) playwright scholarship, a Moving Arts Theater (LA) playwright fellowship and a Kuma Kahua Theatre (HI) playwright award. In 2023, her plays will appear at StudioTenn in Nashville and Signature Theatre in DC. Nayna is an alumna of the Unlock Her Potential initiative (2022), The Salon initiative (2021), Disney ABC TV Writers Program (2019) and the Sesame Street Writers Program (2018). She has written for Disney, ABC, Netflix, DreamWorks, Mattel and won a development deal with Sesame Street. Recent credits include ABC’s The Baker and The Beauty, Disney’s Encanto, an upcoming Disney film, and a Netflix live-action YA fantasy show.