Panelist: (Re)casting Shakespeare in Canada
Anand is an improviser, actor, voiceover artist, playwright, director, musician, teacher & puppeteer. Most recently, he was in Mahabharata at Shaw Festival, Extinction Therapist at Theatre Aquarius, Uncle Vanya at Crow’s Theatre, Buffoon by Anosh Irani and Mustard by Kat Sandler, both at Tarragon Theatre (Dora award for best performance in each), adapted/performed in Rohinton Mistry’s The Scream, at SummerWorks (Winner Best Production), and has performed at Second City, Stratford, Canadian Stage, VideoCabaret, and others. He is an accomplished film and tv performer as well as voiceover artist for video games and cartoons. You may sometimes hear him as a panelist on CBC Radio’s Because News. He recently directed As You Like It for Canadian Stage’s Dream in High Park, Low Pay Don’t Pay at George Brown theatre school, and 3 audiobooks with Penguin Audio (Swimming in the Monsoons and Mansions on the Moon by Shyam Selvadurai, and Tell Me Pleasant Things About Immortality by Lindsay Wong), as well as narrating novels for Penguin Audio, including Kill The Mall by Pasha Malla and Tell It To The Trees by Anita Rau Badami. He is artistic director of @N@f@N@, currently creating AR digital content for live streams under the banner of his company, Cardboard Dreams. His social media handles are all HRH Anand Rajaram.