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Indhu Rubasingham MBE

Indhu Rubasingham MBE

Artistic Director, Kiln Theatre (formerly known as The Tricycle)

Indhu Rubasingham has been the Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre since 2012.

Productions as Artistic Director include: Red Velvet (Evening Standard Award and Critics’ Circle Theatre Award, also at St Ann’s Warehouse, NYC and Kenneth Branagh Season, West End), A Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes, Multitudes, The House That Will Not Stand, Handbagged (Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, also West End transfer and UK tour), Paper Dolls, and The Invisible Hand.

Indhu also recently directed Ugly Lies the Bone and The Motherf**cker with the Hat at the National Theatre.

Other selected directing credits include: Women, Power and Politics, Stones in His Pockets, Detaining Justice, The Great Game: Afghanistan, Fabulation and Starstruck (Kiln); Belong, Disconnect, Free Outgoing, the Evening Standard Award-winning Lift Off, Clubland, The Crutch and Sugar Mummies (Royal Court); Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined (Almeida); Yellowman and Pulitzer Prize winning Anna in the Tropics (Hampstead Theatre); The Waiting Room (National Theatre); The Ramayana (National Theatre/Birmingham Rep); Secret Rapture and The Misanthrope (Minerva, Chichester), Romeo and Juliet (Festival Theatre, Chichester), Pure Gold (Soho Theatre); The No Boys Cricket Club and Party Girls (Stratford East); Wuthering Heights (Birmingham Rep); Heartbreak House (Watford Palace); Sugar Dollies, Shakuntala (Gate); A River Sutra (Three Mill Island Studios); Rhinoceros (UC Davis, California), and A Doll’s House (Young Vic). Opera includes Another America at the Almeida and Sadler’s Wells. Radio: Red Velvet, Mini-skirts of Kabul, The Concert and Bugles at the Gates of Jalalabad.

Indhu was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List 2017.



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