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About Deven

Deven is a NY based Actor/Singer. His most recent work has been seen around the country in prominent regional houses and Off Broadway. In 2019, Deven was Executive Producer and Assistant Director on his first pilot for the web series Well, Ashley (NYCITFF official selection)...In addition to performing and producing, he is also a director and writer. Recent directing projects include: Director, Be Here, Music Video; AD,The Gentleman Caller, Abingdon Theatre; Director, re:Mix at The Duplex. He just finished writing his first animated short, Dev, and is co-writing a new play, Sodara, with his brother Derek Kolluri. Deven is a proud member of AEA. 

Recent/Upcoming projects: 

Georg - She Loves Me - Signature Theatre

Sodara - Mercury IV - Artist Rep. Portland

Height: 6' 2"

Weight: 185 

Eye Color: Brown

Hair Color: Black

Voice: Baritenor 

Off Broadway

Drunk Enough to Say I Love You? | The Drama League | dir. Tara Elliot

Guy

The Boy Who Danced On Air | Abingdon Theatre Co. | dir. Tony Speciale

Unknown Man​

Regional

She Loves Me | Signature Theatre | dir. Matthew Gardiner

Georg Nowack

Camelot | Bay St. Theatre | dir. Scott Schwartz

Lancelot

Pride and Prejudice | Triad Stages | dir. Sarah Hankins

Fitzwilliam Darcy

A Christmas Carol | Geva Theatre Center | dir. Mark Cuddy

Jacob Marley

Working | Berkshire Theatre Group | dir. James Barry

Man 5

Man of La Mancha | John Engeman Theatre NY | dir. Peter Flynn, choreo Dev Janki

Duke/Carrasco (Quixote u/s & perf'd)

The Humans | Theatre Squared AR | dir. Shana Gold

Richard

Jekyll and Hyde  | John Engeman Theatre NY  | dir./choreo. Paul Stancato 

Stride

2010 - present
2010 - present
New Works + Workshops

Another Kind of Silence | Denver Center for Performing Arts | dir. Bevin O'Gara

Peter

Mr. Holland's Opus  | Ogunquit Playhouse | dir. BD Wong 

Mr. Holland

Monsoon Wedding | Jumpstart Productions | dir. Mira Nair

 Tej, Vikram 

Heading East | Leviathan Lab | dir. Carlos Armesto

Ma

Heartland  | Geva Theatre | dir. Pirronne Yousefzadeh 

 Nazrullah 

Salaam Medina: Tales of a Halfghan | THML Theatre Co. | dir. Marshall Paillet

Ensemble

Mommie Dearest  | Out of the Box Theatrics  | dir. Joe Barros, prod. Christina Crawford 

Man 2

New Media

Insomnia | Shut Up & Listen Productions dir. | Michelle Cutolo  

Co-Star

Uncertainty Principle | Evening Squire Productions | dir. Mike Hayhurst 

Supporting 

Writing

Dev | Animated Short

Blue Cat Semi-Finalist

Sodara | Full-length play | co-writer Derek Kolluri

Workshop - ART Portland

Directing

Be Here - City Princess | Music Video

Director | Director of Photography

Well, Ashley... | Pilot 

First Assistant Director

The Gentleman Caller | Abingdon @ Cherry Lane | dir. Tony Speciale

Assistant Director

re:Mix | The Duplex

Director

"Mr. Kolluri's transformation from caustic co-worker to a conquered heart was portrayed with skill and natural ease. (Kolluri reminded me of the great Jerry Orbach at times)."

David Friscic Broadway World

"...an actor who treads the line of humor and passion with skill..."

Annette Hinkle Southampton Press