Artist Bio

Abhi Shrestha

Abhi Shrestha is a Chicago based arts educator, poet and dramaturg originally from Kathmandu, Nepal. They are the Director of Education and Engagement at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Resident Dramaturg and Community Organizer for the Chicago Inclusion Project and a proud board member of the Illinois Caucus of Adolescent Health. Abhi has spent over seven years cultivating a theatrical and administrative practice that champions youth agency and empowerment. Abhi believes deeply in the liberatory power of arts education and views theater as a civic engagement modality.