Lakshmana KP is an actor, director, writer and teacher from Karnataka, India. He graduated from Ninasam Theatre Institute in 2012 and has been travelling across India, working in various productions with different theatre groups. He has performed in Bharat Rang Mahotsav and in Mahindra Excellence Theatre Awards (META), both international theatre festivals in Delhi. He has also taught in Adima Kolarand Rangayana Shimoga and repertory theatres in Karnataka. Lakshmana has had the opportunity to work not just in professional theatre, but also in theatre-in-education with children and young adults.
In Singapore, he was in Chowk Productions’ The Second Sunrise (2016), Pallavi in Time (2017) from: The Platform (2017) and Pallavi with Stillness (2018) as an actor, dancer, musician and technician.
Lakshmana is also a published poet and an activist for marginalised people and cultures of Indian society. He is part of Across The River Collective (a collective formed in 2019 by ITI alumni) and is currently teaching at Abhinaya Taranga, a theatre training school in Bangalore.
1. Director, Waiting for Godot (adaptation), Abhinaya Taranga (2021)
2. Assistant, 5-day theatre workshop on Kutiyattam techniques (2021, Across The River Collective; Bangalore)
Last updated: 19 January 2022