Emerging Cultural Leaders 2018

Nithya Nagarajan

Nithya Nagarajan is a dancer, performance-maker, researcher, curator, and currently serves as the Manager – Community and Participation at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). At the intersection of these interests are her passion for agency and activism through artistic pedagogy, process and practice. She holds an award-winning PhD in Performance Studies from Flinders University and has worked in the creative sector in the diverse cultural contexts of the Middle East, South Asia and Australia.

1 – Nithya Nagarajan. Image by Leah Jing Mcintosh.