Abhilash Pillai (born 1969) is visiting faculty at the National School of Drama, Delhi. He was selected as a Trainee Director at Orange Tree Theatre, London, in 1998. His directorial assignments in London included Survivors (Amrit Wilsonís play) and Departures (a multimedia production in collaboration with Gavin OíShea, Bea Hut and Maya Rao) for the London International Festival of Theatre in 1999. He also designed Jatinder Vermaís Nagawanti for Tara Arts, and the Bold and Saucy Theatreís (Oxford) production of Romeo and Juliet. More recently, Abhilash has directed C.N. Sreekantan Nairís Lanka Lakshmi; Ant Anant; C.J. Thomasís Aa Manushen Nee Thanne; C.N. Sreekantan Nairís Saketam; Scavengerís Son, based on Thakazhy Sivasankara Pillaiís novelette; a Hindi version of Aeschylusís Prometheus Unbound; a version of Bhasaís Urubhangam; and Island of Blood, based on Anita Pratapís novel.
Author: House of World Cultures
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New Perspectives from India
(19 September 03 - 16 November 03)