Postdoctorate from International Research Training Group ‘Interart’, Dahlem Research School, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany in 2015.
Doctorate in Theaterwissenschaft from International Research Training Group ‘Interart’, Dahlem Research School, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany in 2014.
MPhil in Theatre and Performance Studies from School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India in 2010.
M.A in Arts and Aesthetics from School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India in 2008.
Theatre Historiography, Performative Practices of the Political Left, Performance Philosophy, Colonial Theatre, Theories of Acting, Aesthetics and Politics, Archive and the Arts, Critical Theory
PhD courses: Aesthetics and Criticism, Performance Theory and Praxis, Archive and the Arts
Undergraduate Courses: Trends in Twentieth Century Drama
2022 [upcoming]: 'Performance making and the archive', Routledge.
2021: 'English Drama on the Bombay Stage in the Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century', Manipal University Press.
2018: 'Theatre and National Identity in Colonial India’, Aakar/Springer.
2017: Published in the online journal Hakara (ISSN 2581-9976) edited by Ashutosh Poddar and Noopur Desai - 'Creative Encounters and Artistic Practices'
2016: Published in the Book ‘Exploring alterity in a globalized world’ edited by Christoph Wulf - ‘The Commune-ist Air: living the everyday in times of struggle – the case of Indian People’s Theatre Association’s Central Squad’, pp. 197-215, Routledge.
2013: Published in the Book Gender, Space and Resistance edited by Dr, Anita Singh and Tarun Tapas Mukherjee - Witnessing Movement: The Women Artists of the Indian People’s Theatre Association’s Central Squad, pp.174- 188; DK Printworld(P) Ltd.
2009: Published in the Journal of Indian Anthropological Society -Politics of Gender and Gender Performitivity in the Cult of Yellamma, pp.149-158; vol.44.
2021-2022: ICSSR (Indian Council for Social Science Research) for the project 'Performing Arts Industry: the economic and livelihood implications on artists and cultural impact on society due to COVID-19"
2017-2018: Inlaks-Asia Art Archive Art Grant for the project 'Act...Now Re-enact'
2019 Director’s residency at Studio Tamaasha, Mumbai
2017 Playwright’s residency and workshop organized by Goethe Insitute, Ranga Shankara and Yellow Cat in Bangalore
2022-2023: Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship
2015: Post-graduate Fellow, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
2012-2014: Graduate Fellow, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
2010-2012: Erasmus Mundus Doctoral Fellow
2009: Junior Research Fellow (JRF) of University Grants Commission (India) and NET (National Eligibility Test)
2006: Becas MAEC-AECID Scholarship from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Co-operation, Government of Spain
2005: Winner of Premio Cervantes, Embassy of Spain, New Delhi