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Devanand Janki

Devanand Janki is an award winning director-choreographer based in New York City.  His credits include, Off-B’way: Zanna, Don’t! (Winner Lortel, Callaway and GLAAD Awards), Junie B. JonesHenry and Mudge , The Yellow Brick Road , Skippyjon JonesThis One Girl’s StoryCupid and Psyche, Love and Real Estate, and Romantic Poetry (MTC). The All Star Broadway concerts for the Actors Fund: HairFunny GirlDreamgirls (Assoc.) and Seth Rudestky’s Broadway 101. Lincoln Center: Amahl and the Night VisitorsBabes in Toyland, and Anything Goes in concert (Choreo. Assist.); 9 years as Artistic Assoc. for BC/EFA’s Broadway Bares. Regional Theatre: Little Girl Blue - The Nina Simone Musical (George Street Playouse), The Wings of Ikarus Jackson , Barrio Grrrl! (Kennedy Center), RentXanaduRocky Horror Show (Hangar Theatre) Disney’s Aladdin (Chicago Shakespeare), Asphalt Beach,The Full MontyThe Scarlet Pimpernel, and Man of La Mancha. TYA tours: Martha SpeaksNate the GreatIf You Give a Pig Pancake, andThe Berenstain Bears. He is Director of the Musical Theatre Division at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. As a performer Dev has appeared on Broadway in CatsMiss SaigonThe King and I, and Side Show and tours of West Side Story and A Chorus Line. He is the Artistic Director of Live & In Color, which develops new plays and musicals that celebrate diversity. TheatreInColor.org