ALKA NAYYAR returns to TimeLine with MASTER CLASS, having previously worked on A DISAPPEARING NUMBER. Other theatre work includes THE JUNGLE BOOK (Goodman; Huntington Theatre, Boston); THE SECRET GARDEN (Court); MERCHANT ON VENICE (Vitalist and Rasaka, Silk Road Rising); THE MASRAYANA (Non-Equity Jeff Award nomination, Choreography), A WIDOW OF NO IMPORTANCE, and A NICE INDIAN BOY (Rasaka); GREAT EXPECTATIONS (Remy Bumppo and Silk Road Rising); MULTITUDES and A PASSAGE TO INDIA (Vitalist); and DJAMILEH (Chicago Summer Opera). Television, film and web credits include CHICAGO MED, HALA, OBSTACLE COURSE, and CODE-SWITCHED. A PR consultant by day, Alka teaches Indian dance at the Old Town School of Folk Music and helps lead Chitrahar Cultural Academy, which is dedicated to promoting South Asian cultural awareness and diversity through the performing arts. She has a BA degree in Linguistics from the University of Chicago.

Member of Actors' Equity Association

An intense collaborative process

A Disappearing Number calls for projections, mathematics on stage, live music, Indian dance, time travel, altered sound and a set that magically transforms itself. When first created by Complicite, the play was devised collaboratively, and …

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