Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Theatre
Dev Janki


DEV JANKI

DevJankiLG.jpgGuest Director of Funny Girl (2013)

Guest Director of The Jack Sprat Low Fat World Tour (2009-2010)

Dev Janki is an award winning Director/Choreographer. He currently resides in New York City but is originally from Edmonton, Canada. Dev is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York. He directed and choreographed the hit Off-Broadway musicalZanna, Don't! which premiered to critical acclaim in New York City at the John Houseman Theater. For this show he received the Lucille Lortel, Joseph A. Callaway and GLAAD media awards. The show received numerous other nominations and the original cast album is a best seller for PS Classics. Other New York credits include: Theatreworks USA's long running Junie B. Jones (Lortel Nomination) and recentHenry & Mudge (Lortel Nomination); the Off-Broadway musical Cupid & Psyche at the John Houseman Studio Theater, Judy Speaks, a one woman show about the life of Judy Garland for ARS Nova Theater. Funny Girl featuring 16 Fanny Brices including Whoopi Goldberg, Bebe Neuwirth, and Jane Krakowski, the Grammy nominated Hair with Jennifer Hudson, and the 20th Anniversary Concert of Dreamgirls(Associate). Seth Rudetsky's Broadway 101 at The New World Stages. Most Recently, Annie: The Concert starring Andrea McArdle and Rosie O'donnell as Miss Hannigan on board the R Family Cruise.