Anusree is a Governor General’s Award-nominated and four-time Dora Award-winning writer, actor, and director. For theatre: Anusree’s plays include: Through the Eyes of God, Sisters, Trident Moon, Little Pretty and The Exceptional, Sultans of the Street, Brothel # 9, Roshni, Letters to My Grandma, and Pyaasa. For television: Anusree has worked on Remedy (Global TV), Killjoys (SyFy), Nurses S1 & S2 (GlobalTV/NBC), Transplant S2 (CTV/NBC), Fanger (Netflix), SkyMed (Paramount+/CBC). She is the recipient of the K.M. Hunter Award, RBC Emerging Artist Award, The Carol Bolt Award and The Siminovitch Protégé Prize. She was the 2018 finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Her plays have appeared in various anthologies along with being published by Playwright’s Canada Press. Anusree is currently developing a feature film inspired by her Audio Play: Sisters as well as Directing and premiering her short films: The Birthday Party and God’s Plan (winner of Best Performance & Best Editing at WIFF). Recently, her new TV pilot Part-Time Disabled was selected to be a part of AccessCBC’s program and her series Austenistan is in development with Unicorn Island Productions and Blink49 Studio. She is an Adjunct Professor, teaching playwriting at the University Of Toronto.
Anusree was a part of DD’s 2007 mentoring cohort.