The First Natya Chaupal In conversation with Mahesh Dattani
Date: Sunday, June 14, 2014
Time: 4:30 pm (IST)
About Mahesh Dattani
Playwright, stage director and filmmaker, Mahesh Dattani received the Sahitya Akademi Award for his anthology Final Solutions and Other Plays in 1998. His other major stage works include 30 DAYS IN SEPTEMBER, DANCE LIKE A MAN and TARA. His film Morning Raga won the best creative contribution by a director at the Cairo International Film Festival. The script has been archived by The Academy of Motion Pictures, USA. He lives in Mumbai.
About Jehan Manekshaw
Jehan is the Founder and Director at Theatre Professionals. Jehan Manekshaw has a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Direction from the University of London and a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Wesleyan University, CT, USA. Since founding Theatre Professionals in 2008, Jehan has conducted numerous workshops for professional actors, children, and corporate. He has worked with Geetanjali Kulakarni, Padma Damodaran, Yuki Ellias and Mahesh Dattani to found The Drama School, Mumbai. Which provides a one year certificate course in Theatre Making. While he has directed many plays in his career, he also works with teams across languages and cultures, most recently directing Shakespeare’s OTHELLO in Kannada at the Ninasam Theatre Institute in Karnataka and EKLAVYA in Japanese at the Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre, in Japan.