Shiva joins the cast of The  Originals, playing Ivy. Season 5 premiers April 18th 9/8 Central on CW. 



Shiva makes a Network TV debut by joining the cast of Gotham as Lelia, the leader of the female contingent of the League of Shadows. A recurring role in Season 4.

NATHAN THE WISE by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Directed by Brian Kulick

March 2016

Shiva is thrilled to be part of Classic Stage Company's upcoming production of Nathan the Wise in March 2016.

EXPOSURE, A New Play by Laura Zlatos

Directed by Devin Brain

September 2015

We are proud to present Exposure, a world premiere collaboratively devised play inspired by the life and work of photographer Francesca Woodman.


Exposure investigates the many frameworks that define our cultural conceptions of “the Artist.” Fueled by Woodman’s haunting yet playful photographs, this piece analyses the mythologies that inform the concept of the “tortured artist” while exploring the connections these myths have to Woodman’s life.


"There was a girl. An artist. Not me. This girl lived a long time ago..."

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by William Shakespeare

Directed by Tyne Rafaeli

March 2015

Shiva will be appearing in Classic Stage Company's 2015 Young Company production of A Midsummer Night's Dream as Titania, Queen of the Fairies. The production is especially tailored for young audiences. This unique collaboration with the Graduate Acting Program of Columbia University’s School of the Arts has now grown to reach all five of New York City’s boroughs, introducing nearly 20,000 young people to the power of live theatre since its inception.

FEN by Caryl Churchill

Directed by Osheen Jones

October 2014

Columbia University MFA Acting Class of 2015 will present its thesis production, LIGHT (Dir. Brian Kulick) and FEN (Dir. Osheen Jones) from Oct. 1 - 11, 2014 at the East 13th Street Theatre. Shiva will be joining the rest of her classmates in FEN, and is honoured to be playing Val


Directed by Jesse Jou

August 2014 - September 2014

Someone Who'll Watch Over Me by Frank McGuinness is Next In Line Production's inaugural production in New York City. Next In Line was started by co-owners: Shiva Kalaiselvan and Hardy Pinnell.

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