presented by:
Vidya Rajan

Vidya is a writer, comic, and performance-maker working across devised/written performance, comedy, the screen, and the page. Recent works include Poorly Drawn Shark (Perth fringe Blaz Award 2019), Sleepover Gurlz, The Lizard is present, The Fallout, Genesis, A completely unified theory of you+me, Aaaaunty, The Shubaratnams, Asian Ghost-ery Store (Melbourne Fringe Award 2015) and Friendquest. Vidya was a 2016 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow and has a Masters in Writing for Performance (VCA). In 2017 Vidya was selected for a Room of One’s Own Residency with the Women’s Circus, Melbourne Festival’s Director’s Lab Program and Westerly’s Emerging Writer mentorship program. She has recently worked as a writer with ABC Comedy, Theatreworks and is a 2018 recipient of Screen Australia’s Developing the Developer initiative.