Sreekanth T.



Born in 1973 in Thiruvananantha- puram, Kerala Shri Sreekanth Nair took training in theatre lighting under the guidance of Shri V. Ramamoorthy. and started his career as light designer with Abhinaya Theatre Research Center, Kerala in 1993. Shri Sreekanth Nair worked as Light Designer with eminent directors namely S/Shri Kavalam Narayana Panikkar, S. Ramanujam, V. Ramamoorthy, D. Reghoothaman, P. Balachandran, kalachandran and Abhilash Pillai etc. Shri Sreekanth Nair received national culture junior fellowship in the field of theatre for research in ‘Children’s Theatre’ from Department of Culture, Government of India in 2002-04. Shri Sreekanth Nair has designed lights of several plays including Theyya Theyyam directed by Shri K N Panikkar, Andha Yug directed by Prof S Ramanumjam, Sidhartha and Bhagavatajugam directed by Shri Jyotish M G, Thatri directed by Shri J Shylaja, Uratti directed by Shri Manoj Khanna etc presented in National and International Festivals including Bharat Rang Mahotsav, National Theatre Festival by Kerala Sangeet Natak Akademi, Prithvi Theatre Festival, Bahuroopi Festival. He has also designed light for dance-drama for the Uday Shankar Choreography Festival, Contemporary dance Festival in Sri Lanka, Festival De Almada in Portugal,Kairali Gulf Pageantry in UAE, Dance and Music Festival in Switzerland, Ireland and Austria Dance Meeting India in Germany, Spoleto Festival in Italy, Pranamam in London, Austria, Middle East and Switzerland etc. Shri Sreekanth Nair receives Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar for lighting.