Ramith Ramesh


Ramith Ramesh

Ramith Ramesh is a Kutiyattam practitioner, facilitator, theatre-maker, actor, deviser, and poet from Kerala. Currently, he lives in Hyderabad, where he teaches full-time as an Assistant Professor at the recognised GITAM University. He received his training from Intercultural Theatre Institute and Kerala Kalamandalam. 

Ramith has appeared on stage in more than 290 productions at numerous national events and across the globe. He trained with the Suzuki Company of Toga, and worked with the French director Ariane Mnouchkine. A highly sought-after facilitator, Ramith is known for tapping into his traditional artistry Kutiyattam and applying it to contemporary theatre practice.

He is the co-founder and the artistic director of The Art Workers.

Read his Q&A here 

Contact Ramith


Recent works: 

1. Performer, The Art Sanctuary (2024), Perth, Australia
2. Facilitator & Performer, Michael Chekhov Summer Academy 2023, Germany
3. Kutiyattam facilitator, ARTA Cartoucherie de Vincennes, Paris (2023)
4. Kutiyattam facilitator, co-organized by Embassy of India, Madrid (2023)
5. Facilitator, Actors training, All Saints’ College Australia (2023)
6. Kutiyattam facilitator, Encounter Theatre, Australia (2023)
7. Actor, Beneath The Music (2023), Encounter Theatre, Australia
8. Actor, Tragedy of Abhimanyu (2022), Indianostrum Theatre, Pondicherry

Awards & Accomplishments:

1. 2012-2013 Achutha Kurup Endowment from Kerala Kalamandalam
2. 2017 ‘Natyasri’ title award in recognition of his dedication to promote Kutiyattam
3. 2017 Natya Sreshta National Award
4. 2017 Natwar Gopalkrishna National Award

Last updated: 22 February 2024