Abhishek Majumdar

Abhishek Majumdar is a playwright, theatre director, teacher and actorbased out of Bangalore. He holds Performing Arts Scholarships fromCharles Wallace India Trust, the Inlaks Foundation and the LondonInternational School of Performing Arts. His plays have won the HinduMetroPlus Playwright’s award and the Toto Funds the Arts award andhave been produced in India and England. He is also a part of theInternational Playwright’s residency at the Royal Court London, 2011with his play The Djinns of Eidgah. Rizwaan, his play in English andUrdu was part of the selection for the first festival of contemporaryIndian theatre in Paris. Currently he is the artistic director of the IndianEnsemble Bangalore and also works with the HeadStart Children’srepertory. He is a member of the Young Vic Directors Network, Londonand the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, New York, 2012. His latest workas a director, Gasha (Hindi/Urdu/ Kashmiri), won the best play award atthe META awards in New Delhi 2013.