(Last Updated on : 28/09/2012)
Dr. Anuradha Kapur is a professor of acting and direction at the National School of Drama
. She has written widely on theatre and her book, 'Actors, Pilgrims, Kings and Gods: the Ramlila
at Ramnagar' was published by Seagull Books, Kolkata
, (1993, 2004).
She has taught and directed in India and abroad and her theatre work is recognized extensively, nationally as well as internationally. She is also one of the founder-members of 'Vivadi', a working group of painters, musicians, writers and theatre practitioners which was formed in 1989. In 2003 Dr. Kapur was invited to curate the performance of 'Window Actors at Work at Body City', an event citing contemporary Indian culture, at the House of World Cultures, Berlin. She was conferred with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
for Direction in 2004. Dr. Kapur took over from Dr. Devendra Raj Ankur on the 3rd of July 2007.
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