Prof. B. Ananthakrishnan
He has obtained masters degree in Drama and Theatre Arts from Pondicherry Central University and Ph. D from University of Madras on Contemporary Malayalam Theatre. He worked as a research staff at St. Xaviers College, Playamkottai and University of Calicut before joining as a faculty at S. N. School in 2000. Currently he teaches production process and contemporary Indian theatre. Specialized in Indian performance studies he has published articles on Indian Theatre in the journals like Theatre India, Theatre Research International and contributed articles to different anthologies and Encyclopedia like Encyclopedia of Asian Theatre, Edited by Sam Leiter, Greenwood, Westport, 2007. As the executive committee member of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) and general secretary of Indian Society for Theatre Research (ISTR) have taken up different research initiatives in theatre research to foster the research culture in the field.