Deepsikha Chatterjee teaches costume design at Hunter College CUNY. She received her undergraduate degree in fashion design from National Institute of Fashion Technology before moving to the US for her MFA in Costume Design from Florida State University. Her designs have been seen recently at Mabou Mines, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, Barnard College, Women’s Project, New York Musical Festival, Drive East, United Solo, Pan Asia Repertory, Capital Fringe, and forthcoming at San Jose Opera.

She researches costumes and masks for Indian performance and has received notable grants for this work. Her presentations have been seen at conferences including USITT, Costume Society of America, and the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City. She has published articles on Indian and Asian theatre, and Indian fashion. Since 2017 she has served as the dance director for Indo-American Arts Council’s Erasing Borders Dance Festival bringing international dancers to the New York stage.