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Name  Sreejith Ramanan

Sreejith Ramanan

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Sreejith Ramanan is an Indian contemporary theatre director, actor, theatre maker, researcher and theatre-trainer who has been described by the media as "a versatile Indian contemporary theatre actor". Over the course of his wide-ranging career, he has also worked as a choreographer, stage designer, theatre technical director, Sound and Lighting designer. He is best known for his collaborations with cross-cultural theatrical adventures with notable numerous artists, theatre directors, including Hiroshi Koike, Dr Phillip B Zarrilli, Uichiro Fueda, Ram Gopal Bajaj, S.Ramanujam, Abhilash Pillai, Leela Alaniz, Kok Heng Leun and Terence Crawford

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Education

Bachelor of Theatre Arts with 1st RANK (Acting) from School of Drama(2001), University of Calicut Kerala, Master of Performing Arts (Theatre Arts) with 1st Class from the University of Hyderabad in 2003, Master of Philosophy in Theatre from Mahatma Gandhi University-School of Letters, Kerala and he has successfully completed higher education at Intercultural theatre institute formerly known as TTRP, Theatre Training & Research Programme in Singapore.

Theatre Productions

More than 80 productions in India, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia

Awards & Honours

  • 2003: Kerala Sangeeta Nataka Academy award for Best Actor for Chayamukhi directed by Prasant Narayanan
  • 2002-2004: Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Culture's Scholarship For Young Artist
  • 2001: G. Sankara Pillai Endowment Award for securing 1st Rank in School of Drama, Kerala
  • Films

    Yakusha Co. Ltd

  • It’s a movie spanning cultural boundaries of Asia both in the range of collaborators and depiction of thematic. A Zero budget production, ‘Yakusha Co. Ltd’ uses tradition of South East Asia in its cultural narrative. In this production, actors from Japanese instrumental acting background and the modern camera eyes from the Singapore blended with the director Sreejith Ramanan and narrative from younger generation of Indian dramatic and literary heritage. The narrative forms a cultural landscape through the layers of performing arts and the ethos of artistic mindset. The film was premiered at the inaugural Asian Intercultural Conference (2008) organized by Theatre training and research programme in collaboration with the National University of Singapore, Theatre studies programme in Singapore. It was selected to Swaralaya International film festival and Sreejith Ramanan has won the Award for Best Director, citation presented by the fifth Swaralaya International Film Festival, Kerala in 2008
  • References

    Sreejith Ramanan Wikipedia