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
Doing theatre is not just about being on stage and performing. In fact, what one sees on stage is only a manifestation of theatre. Doing theatre is about the process. It is about peeling away layers of one’s self and the stories one wants to tell. It is the lives we lead, the human […]
Unrehearsed Futures is a series of public conversations between heads of drama schools and leading performance trainers from across the globe to discuss and address the new realities of teaching drama. These discussions look at pedagogical approaches to teaching in the absence of presence, the benefits and challenges of alternative technologies, formats and mediums as […]
The function of the artist in a disturbed society is to give awareness of the universe, to ask the right questions, and to elevate the mind. – Marina Abramovic, Serbian conceptual and performance artist, philanthropist, writer & filmmaker In 2020, during peak pandemic, a Singapore Times poll classified artists among the top non-essential jobs. Ironic, […]