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Maya Krishna Rao

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Maya Krishna Rao
Maya Krishna Rao

Maya Krishna Rao lends a new dimension to contemporary Indian theatre – both on and off stage. She engages school children and teachers in the use of drama as a teaching device in the classroom.

She is one of the few Indian women who do stand-up comedy. Some of her celebrated shows are, ‘Khol Do’, ‘A Deep Fried Jam’, ‘Heads Are Meant for Walking Into’, ‘The Non - Stop Feel Good Show’, ‘Hand Over Fist – perspectives on masculinities’, ‘Lady Macbeth Revisited’, ‘Ravanama’ and the recent ‘Walk’ that was created in response to the horrific gang rape and eventual tragic death of Jyoti Pande.

Maya is professor in the Department of Arts, Design and Theatre at the Shiv Nadar University where she is currently designing an Applied Theatre graduate programme to start in 2015. Maya was given the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Acting in 2010.

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