PAST

Bharavi (Stage & Tour Manager)

Bharavi is a freelance production and artist manager in the Performing Arts with a particular focus on collaborative and experimental work. Towards this interest, he has been the Technical Director at the “Going Solo Festival” for Teamwork Arts, New Delhi. Since 2013, he has also been the Stage and Production Manager at Indian Ensemble, Bangalore. For Cinematograph, Mumbai (Rajat Kapoor), as Production and Logistics Manager, he has worked on plays like Hamlet – theClown Prince and Nothing Like Lear. In a similar capacity for Indian Stage, he managed Anoushka Shankar’s Traveller across three cities and has also worked with The Company Theatre. He also has had a strong association with entities like Ranga Shankara and Sandbox Collective. Since 2013, he has also worked with Jyoti Dogra on production and logistics for her plays like The Doorway and Notes On Chai, also collaborating on lighting design for the latter.

Abhinav Kimothi (Actor)

Abhinav Kimothi is an actor and writer. He is also the co-founder of Mashaal Theatre Group.

As an actor, he has worked in Ensemble’s Thook and also stage manages the shows of Kaumudi. 

Karen D’Mello (Associate Director)

Karen D’Mello is a Bangalore-based theatre director and facilitator. As a director, her work includes the award-winning play Taramandal (Written by Neel  Chaudhuri) and GidaGiduga (written by Swati Simha as part of Writers’ Bloc 4). Additionally, she was the assistant director on Indian Ensemble’s productions of Muktidham and #supernova.

In addition, she has co-founded the theatre group, KathaSiyah which works primarily with young and emerging artists. The vision of this group is to tell stories from perspectives and narratives that are often not included in the mainstream.  She is a fellow of The DO School, Hamburg and is currently studying MA in Performance Making at Goldsmiths University, London and received the Charles Wallace India Trust Award.