Our second Masterclass of the 2016 season was with Artistic Director at the Tricycle Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham. Indhu's Masterclass was focusing on working with new writing.

About Indhu


For the Tricycle, her work includes: A Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes, Multitudes, The House That Will Not Stand, Red Velvet (also at St Ann’s Warehouse New York, Evening Standard Award and Critics’ Circle Award), Handbagged (transferred to West End, winning the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre), Paper Dolls, Women, Power And Politics, Stones In His Pockets, Detaining Justice, The Great Game: Afghanistan, Fabulation, and Starstruck.

Her other theatre work includes Belong, Disconnect, Free Outgoing, Lift Off, Clubland, The Crutch, Sugar Mummies (Royal Court), Ruined (Almeida Theatre), Yellowman, Anna In The Tropics (Hampstead Theatre), The Waiting Room and  The Motherf**ker with the Hat (National Theatre), The Ramayana (National Theatre/ Birmingham Rep) and Secret Rapture, The Misanthrope and Romeo and Juliet (Chichester Festival Theatre). In 2012 Indhu was awarded the Arts & Culture Award at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards for ‘astounding achievements in theatre’. She also received the Carlton Multi-Cultural Achievement Award for Performing Arts and in 2010 she jointly received the Liberty Human Rights Arts Award for The Great Game: Afghanistan.

She was previously Associate Director of the Gate Theatre, Birmingham Rep and the Young Vic.

Indhu’s production of Red Velvet is about to open in the West End as part of Kenneth Branagh’s  Plays at the Garrick season