About Drama School Mumbai
Drama School Mumbai was founded in 2013 to forge a new generation of theatre-makers; actor-creator-entrepreneurs professionally trained to perform and create work to a higher global standard of storytelling. Our alumni are all highly active, founding theatre groups, acting in award-winning plays, working in films as well as applying their craft in education and corporate-training.
We work with a faculty comprising of the best theatre practitioners, actors, playwrights, directors, theatre designers and producers.
Armed with fundamental skills in performance, direction and producing, our graduates embark on making their own livings and careers in the theatrical arts, contributing to a gradual development of the sector with work that aims to be of a higher standard for all audiences.
Drama School Mumbai also works to promote the awareness of theatre and its processes to a wider audience interested in exploring and understanding the medium for themselves through shorter workshops, lectures, and regular presentations of work created by the students and faculty.
News & Insights
In the sixteenth session of Unrehearsed Futures (Season 2), we had Indian Kathak dancer-choreographer Madhu Natraj and UK-based director-teacher Dr Ellie Nixon in conversation with Franc Chamberlain (on behalf of Embodied Poetics) discussing what neutrality means within actor training and if it is a help or hindrance to one’s learning journey. In actor training, one […]
In the fifteenth session of Unrehearsed Futures (Season 2), South Africa-based dancer and senior lecturer at the Centre for Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies, jackï job shared her practice and how she seeks to move away from sticking to the dancing body and rethink the way in which we signify bodies, limiting it by class, […]
In the fourteenth session of Unrehearsed Futures (Season 2), South African poet, performer and author Lebo Mashile shared her experience of the pandemic during the past year, things that changed around her, and spaces where there is possibility to make new changes. Mashile also shared how the pandemic has economically affected black creative communities in […]