Experiments with Living
Mallika Sarabhai with Ramjee Chandran
Mallika Sarabhai is a dancer, actor and activist.As one of India’s leading choreographers and dancers, she has been co-director of the Darpana Academy for Performing Arts for nearly forty years. She played the role of Draupadi in Peter Brook’s The Mahabharata, first in French and then English, performing in France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, the United States,Australia, Japan and Scotland.An activist for education, human rights and women’s empowerment, her numerous stage productions have raised awareness, highlighted crucial issues and advocated change, developing her own contemporary dance vocabulary to create short and full-length works that have been presented throughout India and in over fifty countries of the world.
Ramjee Chandran is host of Explocity’s podcast, “The Literary City With Ramjee Chandran”. He has been a writer and magazine publisher for over three decades. He plays jazz guitar at the professional level and says that he plays chess with unusual mediocrity.