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Krishna Istha



Tanya Tillett

Krishna Istha is a screenwriter, comedian and performance artist making socially conscious form-pushing work that speaks to taboo or underrepresented experiences of gender, race and sexual politics.

Since 2013, Krishna has performed, written, devised and collaborated with artists and theatre companies on works that span across theatre, opera, comedy and performance art. Select performance credits include Wild Bore (2017- current, Malthouse Theatre Melbourne, Sydney Festival, Traverse Theatre- Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Soho Theatre London, Skirball Centre New York, Sophiensaele Berlin); Sex Worker’s Opera (2015-2018, Pleasance Theatre London, Campagnie Theatre Amsterdam); F*ck Fabulous (2020, Sydney Mardi Gras, Seymour Centre Sydney), and Beast (2019 – Current, Arts House Melbourne, Welsh Millenium Centre Cardiff and Blueroom Perth).

More recently, they’ve co-directed Jazz and Dice by Naked Productions for BBC Radio 4, is an Arts Admin Bursary Artist 20/21, and is currently writing on Sex Education (Netflix).

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