Theatre Facilitator and Practitioner
Masters in Theatre Arts
Shruti is a practicing theatre professional, with a Masters degree in Theatre Arts Although she started her journey in theatre as an actor and continues to perform till date, her career span is a myriad of work experiences – including being an editor of a leading Indian travel magazine, a curator of a performing arts center and an assistant director on a television show.
She dived into the waters of Drama in Education in 2010 when she joined the Theatre Professionals team as a freelance drama facilitator in schools. In her first stint of three years working with Theatre Professionals, she was deputed to many schools around the country including Bombay International (IGCSE), Euro School (ICSE), SIES (Maharashtra State Board), Sreenidhi International (IB DP). While working with Theatre Professionals, Shruti also undertook and completed her ISTA certification for teaching the IB Diploma, Drama Program.
Subsequently, Shruti branched off into the exploration of using drama for corporate learning. She worked with Steps Drama, a UK-based corporate training consultancy for three years – first as a Senior Associate and Programme Manager, and later as the General Manager of the company’s India operations. Currently, she also works as an independent consultant for the use of drama in corporate learning.