Artist

#17: Ravi Jain

Humayun Khan
November 15, 2020
52
 MIN
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Artist
November 15, 2020
52
 MIN

#17: Ravi Jain

Founding Artistic Director, Why Not Theatre

Ravi Jain is a multi-award-winning artist known for making politically bold and accessible theatrical experiences in both small indie productions and large theatres. As the founding artistic director of Why Not Theatre, Ravi has established himself as an artistic leader for his inventive productions, international producing/collaborations and innovative producing models which are aimed to better support emerging artists to make money from their art.

In 13 years Why Not has become synonymous with innovative theatrical experiences which have toured the world. In recent years their RISER project, a unique producing model, has had a significant impact on the Toronto independent community. Why Not has created over 30 collaborations performing on 5 continents, including the smash hit A Brimful of Asha, which stars Ravi and his real-life mother (non-actor).

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Music Credits

Intro/Outro Music:Track: Nimesh Tandey - Floating SpellMusic provided by Mr. Pantomath youtu.be/NzTMSlRVpvM

Transition Music:Storybook & Cheese (Produced by Lukrembo)@lukrembo

Episode Transcript

Humayun Khan
Designer & Storyteller

I'm a product designer that consults with startups and enterprise software companies to pay for my fiction writing habit. My debut novel is coming out in 2022 courtesy of Penguin Teen.