Janardan Ghosh

Janardan Ghosh is an actor & theatre director, storyteller and a playwright from Kolkata, who has been experimenting with both forms and themes in his performances.   Indeed much of the past work has explored the themes of spirituality, myth, gender, sexuality and society. he is currently completing his doctorate in ´Performance and Shri Ramakrishna from the Ramakrishna Mission University. Janardan Ghosh has trained and worked with several international and national theatre and film directors  and is a critically acclaimed theatre practitioner in contemporary Bengal.

Janardan Ghosh is a theatre & film actor & director.

His recent films as an actor are Darkness Visible (2019) and Kayantar (Metamorphosis) (2019).

He has trained & attended workshops by prominent theatre practitioners like Badal Sircar,  Wolfgung Kolneder (Grips Theatre, Berlin), Anna Helena McLean, Parnab Mukherjee, John Retallack (Company of Angels, UK) and Royal Shakespeare Company (UK), Subhasish Sarkar (Taranga), Jayati Bose (Sutrapat), Anjan Datta (Open Theatre), and Anjan Dasgupta (Nabanatyam).

He writes articles on Education, Performance and Spirituality for NIE, Times of India and conducts workshops for actors, students, teachers and executives and is presently doing an academic research on “Acting as a Spiritual Discipline” from RKM Vivekananda University, Belur as a Research Fellow and Teaching Assistant. He is freshly working on Bhool Rasta, a play by Badal Sarcar. He was invited by ZID Theatre, Amsterdam for a Summer Project to read a paper on Experimental Indian Theatre, and he also represented India as an Artist in the Connecting Classrooms programme in UK (Stratford-upon Avon), for a seminar on Shakespeare for Students hosted by Royal Shakespeare Company and British Council.