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 fifth session of Unrehearsed Futures, Australian theatre-maker James Brennan and Asher Warren, lecturer (theatre and performance) at University of Tasmania engaged in a thought-provoking conversation about using theatre for social practice and how audiences relate to theatre. Brennan, who is an actor, composer, director and an ex-parole officer, shared his journey of how […]
Unrehearsed Futures (Season 2) #4 Theatre Making: Transference and Transposition – Notes from across the boundaries of the original medium
The fourth session of Unrehearsed Futures (Season 2) witnessed interdisciplinary artist Amitesh Grover and Artistic Director of UK-based Limbik Theatre, Ben Samuels sharing their investigations into working beyond the stage and venturing into spaces across mediums. Samuels, who has worked with motion capture technology and Virtual Reality in his work Fatherland (2019), says he keeps […]
For the past 84 years, Mumbai Marathi Sahitya Sangh (MMSS) has endeavored to promote the Marathi language and literature through a variety of initiatives. As art is an important vehicle to promote language and literature, they built an association with the Drama School Mumbai (DSM) in 2013, to help forge a new generation of […]