Nisha Abdulla

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Nisha Abdulla is a Bangalore-based theatremaker practicing as playwright, director, dramaturg, and educator. Her anti-oppressive arts practice places care, curiosity, and community at the core of the creation process. She is Artistic Director of Qabila, where her work centers new writing around lived experience and the dissenting imagination. Nisha is a founder member of OffStream, an artist collective that makes and enables creative projects around anti-caste advocacy. Nisha also teaches at schools and universities, most recently at Azim Premji University (Bangalore) and NALSAR (Hyderabad).