Shaili Sathyu is the Artistic Director of Gillo Repertory Theatre, an organization that specializes in Theatre for Young Audiences. She has directed and produced more than 15 plays for different age groups. Since 2003, she has conducted theatre workshops for children and teachers across India. She is a recipient of the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar from the Sangeet Natak Akademi and the ‘Young Turk of Theatre in Mumbai’ award from Rage Productions. Currently, she is the Honorary Secretary of ASSITEJ India chapter (The International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People).