Anu Yadav

Anu Yadav headshot by Jati Lindsay

Anu Yadav is an Indian heritage actress, playwright, cultural worker and a member of the Actor’s Equity Association, Alternate ROOTS, the Dramatists Guild, Network of Ensemble Theaters, the Center for Performance and Civic Practice and the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. She recently hosted “Getting into Step”, a podcast on building a movement to end poverty, and its interlocking injustices, led by the poor.

She was the 2019-2020 inaugural Creative Strategist Artist-in-Residence at the LA County Department of Mental Health, in partnership with the LA County Department of Arts and Culture where she produced “Healing through Story: A Toolkit on Grassroots Approaches.”

She is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College and holds an M.F.A. in Performance from University of Maryland, College Park.