Ishwar is an experienced freelance theatre director and writer, who originally trained at ARTTS International as an actor, where he co-wrote his group’s first public performance and their graduation show. He has over 25 years experience in the industry. He is also the artistic director of Company O Theatre in England, which he founded in 2006 to promote new writing, adaptations and installations. He is also co- artistic director of Teattrei Vertigo in Finland, which specialises in large scale immersive, site specific and promenade theatre with whom he has been with since 2008. He is also a director and tutor at Drama Studio London since 2016. He has been the recipient of Arts Council founding and other funding bodies for his own productions in the past. 

 
Writing & Directing Credits.
Full CV (which includes acting credits) on request.

Theatre  


2019           

The Last Act Of Harry Houdini                           Company O Theatre

by Barry Killerby                                                   The Cockpit - London

Back On Track                                                       Graduation Show

by Ishwar Maharaj                                                Drama Studio London

2018           

Levaithan                                                               Teatteri Vertigo

by Eeva Salonius                                                   Forum Marinum – Finland

                                                                                 Site Specific / Immersive / Promenade

The Heresy Of Love                                             New Diorama Theatre

by Helen Edmundson                                          London

2017           

Abandonment                                                      Camden People's Theatre

by Kate Atkinson                                                  London

Orlando                                                                 Teatteri Vertigo

by Ishwar Maharaj & Eeva Salonius                  VPK Talo - Finland

(After Virginia Woolf)                                           Immersive / Promenade

2011           

Elaävaä Satukirja (The Living Storybook)         Teatteri Vertigo

by The Company                                                  Brinkhall Manor – Finland
                                                                                Site Specific /Immersive / Promenade

Woyzeck                                                                 Teatteri Vertigo 

by Georg Büchner /                                              Brinkhall Manor –  Finland
adapted by Ishwar Maharaj                                Immersive / Promenade

Hidden Place Pt 2                                                 European Culture Capital Program

by Ishwar Maharaj                                                Tehdas Teatteri – Finland

 
2010           

Hidden Place                                                         KRIIK Teatterifestivali

by Ishwar Maharaj                                                Tehdas Teatteri – Finland

 
2009           

Sweet Bird Of Youth                                             Teatteri Vertigo

by Tennessee Williams                                         Barker Teatteri – Finland

Annawon’s Song                                                   Company O Theatre

by Beverly Andrews                                              The Tricycle Theatre - London

Something Sweet                                                 Company O Theatre

by Ishwar Maharaj                                                Southwark Playhouse – London 

2008           

Ella Gray                                                                 Teatteri Vertigo

by Ishwar Maharaj                                                Tedhas Teatteri – Finland

Something Sweet                                                  Theatreuno

by Ishwar Maharaj                                                Le Strade del Teatro – Milan Italy


2007           

bOOk Of little things                                            Company O Theatre

by Ishwar Maharaj                                                Oval House – London

2006           

lady Of sOrrOw                                                     Company O Theatre

by Ishwar Maharaj                                                The Space – London

nO-bOdy nOse                                                      Theatreuno

by Ishwar Maharaj                                                The Space - London

Education

2019           

Blindsided                                                              Drama Studio London

by Simon Stephens

2017           

Our Country's Good                                             Drama Studio London

by Timberlake Wertenbaker 

2016           

Our Country's Good                                             Drama Studio London

by Timberlake Wertenbaker 

Arcadia                                                                   Drama Studio London 

by Tom Stoppard