Updated: January 8, 2014 15:45 IST

Neelam Mansingh

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Neelam Mansingh directs and performs theatre. Her most recent directorial work was License – The Untitled Saga. A Padma Shri and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awardee, she has participated in numerous international theatre festivals in the UK, USA, Australia, Japan, Pakistan and Singapore. She has also directed Ariel Dorfman’s Nachiketa Liberetto with the Opera Circus in London.

Neelam has been teaching in the Department of Indian Theatre in Panjab University since 1990 and has also been the Department's Chairperson. Neelam has completed teaching residencies at the University of California in Los Angeles and the University of North Carolina. She was a member of the Academic Council at the National School of Drama, Delhi, and has previously served as the Chairperson of the Sangeet Natak Akademi in Chandigarh. She writes regularly about theatre and does book reviews for various publications.

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