An actor, researcher and theatre trainer, Sreejith is in the faculty of the School of Drama and Fine Arts, Thrissur, Kerala. Previously he taught acting at the Hyderabad Central University. He is also Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Natakam International Theatre Lab in India. He was cast in the lead role for the play Saketham which was staged in Tokyo, and he also performed in the plays of Maya Tungberg, S. Ramanujam, Abilash Pillai and Ram Gopal Bajaj. Among his directorial ventures were The Chairs (Eugene Ionesco), Mother Courage and Her Children (Bertolt Brecht) and The Museum of Lost Pieces (a devised project by the students of the University of Hyderabad). He directed a short film, Yakusha Co Ltd (2009), which won the Best Director award at the Swaralaya Film Festival. He was also programme producer for Amritatv, a leading television channel in Kerala.
A theatre practitioner with deep exposure to and hands-on experience in many theatrical and martial arts traditions of South Asia, Sreejith believes in synergising the insights for an emerging aesthetics. He subjectively studies theoretical approaches and internalises them for working his way through the world of the visual, the auditory and the energetic.
1. Kanal-Vayala Award (presented by Kanal Samskarika Vedhi to young contributors in the field of theatre) (India, 2019)
Last updated: 15 January 2021