Purva Bedi

Acting Technique On Camera/Stage

Purva loves sharing her passion for the craft of acting with young people and inviting them to discover for themselves what they love about it. 


Purva Bedi is a multi-lingual actress of film, television and stage and a deviser of new work. A 2019 Drama Desk Award winner for her performance in Dance Nation (Playwrights Horizons), Purva is an Associate Artist and now a Board Member of Target Margin Theater and a member of the Actors Center Workshop Company. Select New York theater credits include Wives (Playwrights Horizons), Passage (Soho Rep), India Pale Ale (Manhattan Theater Club), An Ordinary Muslim (New York Theatre Workshop), Uncommon Sense (Tectonic Theater Project), The Idiot (Here Arts Center), Veil'd (Women's Project) and East is East (Manhattan Theater Club & New Group). Film credits include The Assistant, The Surrogate, Sully, Equity, A Walk Among The Tombstones, The Adjustment Bureau, Kumare, Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn, Green Card Fever, The Emperor's Club and American Desi.  Purva will be recurring in the upcoming NBC Peacock series "One Of Us Is Lying".  Additional TV credits include "Billions", "High Maintenance", "She's Gotta Have It", "Madam Secretary", "Person of Interest", "Law & Order: SVU", "Nurse Jackie", "The Blacklist", "The Good Wife", "Gossip Girl", "The Drew Carey Show" and "The West Wing".  Purva is the co-creator and star of the comedy series "Shrinkage" (Amazon Prime). Purva lives in New York City with her husband, 2 small humans, and 2 large

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