22nd March 2017
Meet the Artist – Abhishek Majumdar
Krishnayan at 12:00 (Entry Free)

Playwright, Theatre Director, Teacher and Actor, Abhishek Majumdar is the Artistic Director of the theatre group Indian Ensemble in Bangalore. Abhishek is a graduate from LISPA (London International School of Performing Arts) and has trained at Yatrik, Mahesh Dattani’s Studio and the Adishakti Theatre Lab. He has received various scholarships and grants including the Charles Wallace and the Inlaks scholarships. He is a member of the Young Vic Director’s Network, London and the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab 2011, New York. He is the recipient of the first Shankar Nag Rangakarmi Award given by Ranga Shankara, Bangalore for his contribution to theatre. His notable plays include An arrangement of shoes, The Djinns of Idgah, Afterlife of Birds, Rizwan and Kaumudi to name a few. Indian Ensemble is not a typical theatre group that works like a repertory of actors or a company theatre. True to its name, it is an ensemble of theatre professionals working in their own fields across cities in India, who come together to work on productions.

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