Arushi Grover (she/her/hers) is a dramaturg, playwright, and scholar, specializing in Shakespeare’s works and American musical theatre. Hailing from Downingtown, PA, she is passionate about creating narrative and theatre that allows audiences and artists to feel and identify authentically.
As a dramaturg, Arushi has worked on productions with Penn State Centre Stage and the Penn State School of Theatre; her credits include The Last Five Years, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mountain Language, Brigadoon, Into the Woods, Emilia, and Bernarda Alba (upcoming in spring 2024). Arushi’s work centers around making canonical works relevant and accessible to modern audiences. Her dramaturgy has a literary bent to it and is concerned with adaptation.
As a playwright, Arushi’s play Capitaux: An Allegorical Headache received a reading in spring 2022 at the Penn State’s B.A. New Works Festival 2022.
Arushi is currently pursuing a B.A. in Theatre Studies, English, and Comparative Literature at the Pennsylvania State University. She is currently working on her Honors thesis on Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale and recently directed a reading of original work related to the play in December 2022.