School of Culture and Creative Expressions
School of Design
2008- PhD (Yet to be awarded) Wimbledon College of Art, University of The Arts London
Thesis title: Spatial identities and visual language in Indian theatre
My PhD thesis entitled Spatial identities and visual language in Indian theatre critically examines the spatial issues surrounding India’s colonial, urban proscenium theatre spaces and explores the possibilities of developing an interactive theatre space and visual language in modern Indian theatre alternative to word based drama.
2004- MA in Scenography, Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design London.
Course modules: History of scenography, visual language of performance, object and space
dramaturgy, contemporary scenography practice in Europe and USA,
Dissertation: Scenography as a moving installation.
2002- MPhil in Theatre Arts, Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam, Kerala, India.
Dissertation: Transmutation process of adapting a drama from a novel.
1999- MA in Theatre and Dramatic Arts, Pondicherry Central University, India.
Theory of classical Indian theatre- The Natyashastra, Indian theatre under British rule, post -
colonial Indian theatre, intercultural theatre, direction ( specialization).
Dissertation: Visual images in painting and drama.
1997- BA in Theatre Arts (Design), School of Drama Thrissur, Calicut University Kerala, India.
Basics of design, model making, stage crafts, theatre, direction, theatre architecture
2009-2012- Associate Lecturer - Wimbledon College of Art London.
Scenography, Shakespeare in focus, Dramaturgy through scenography.
2009-2012 - Visiting Lecturer - International Summer Academy for Creative Arts and Media Venice.
Modules- Three dimensional art, Scenography.
2009-2014 Visiting lecturer - University of Hyderabad, School of performing Arts.
Modules- Scenography, direction, promenade theatre & devised theatre.
2005- 2007 -Associate lecturer - MA Scenography, Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design
Modules: Dramaturgy through design, Scenography
Employment history in professional theatre practice (selected works)
Directorial works along with its scenography.
Memberships & Positions held
Selected conference paper presentations
Associate Professor & Dean of School (O)
2012 - Present
MA Performance Studies programme coordinator, School of Culture and Creative Expressions Ambedkar University, Kashmere Gate, Lothian Road, Delhi 110006
Employment History in Teaching
2012- Present - Visiting professor in Scenography- National School of Drama Delhi.
Modules- Scenography, Dramaturgy through design.