Rashmi Ravikumar, Bangalore

Rashmi is a theatre director, actor, translator and facilitator. The intersection of Kannada and English theatre as well as that of playback and proscenium theatre is an area that she loves working with. She also has a background in psychology, which she often uses as a tool in playmaking. She is drawn to gender, mental health and absurdism in performance.

 Amma makkalu ellinda bartave (Mommy where do babies come from?), is an anthology of Kannada stories about womxn’s sex, sexuality and desire. In the largely patriarchal setup of Kannada theatre, it looks at reclaiming the space of curiosity, permissions, beliefs and delights of sex through exploring alternative ways of sharing and co-creating stories, from the lens of transaction analysis.

 

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