Meena Natarajan sits in front of a green bush, wearing a fuschia v-neck top. She has brown, wavy shoulder length hair.

Meena Natarajan is a playwright, director, and the Artistic and Executive Director of Pangea World Theater, a progressive, international ensemble space that creates at the intersection of art, equity, and social justice. Meena has co-curated and designed many of Pangea’s professional and community-based programs. She serves on the boards of the National Performance Network, Consortium of Asian American Theatres and Artists, The Loft, and Longfellow Rising. She has written at least 10 full-length works for Pangea, ranging from adaptations of poetry and mythology to original works dealing with war, spirituality, and memory. Meena was awarded the 2013 Visionary Award for mid-career leaders from the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.