Yog Japee is the founder of Chennai-based theatre company theatre Y, and is an actor, writer and trainer. Yog has worked with international clients such as the British Council, the United Nations and various colleges and schools in India. His work focuses on theatre training with children and he is passionate about mainstreaming theatre into education, as a tool for social awareness and development. He works extensively with children through various art and culture-based programs. Theatre Y constantly strives towards a larger intervention of arts and culture in the education curriculum.
Yog is passionate about history, folk traditions and the myths and actively works to keep stories alive through theatre and other medium, especially for children. Yog is the recipient of the prestigious international Fellowship on the Chevening-Clore Leadership Programme for Cultural Leaders for 2012-13, one among four scholars selected worldwide for this scholarship.
Yog Japee will speak at a session - My Dear Bapu: Readings from Letters Exchanged between Rajaji and the Mahatma - in Chennai on February 16, 2013 at the Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall in Lady Andal School.
Entry is free for all sessions.
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