Episode-32

Helping Children Exercise Their Imagination Through Drama

"Drama helps children to explore their craziest ideas in a safe space."

Children don't need to be taught imagination, we just need to help them find ways to express it. Drama creates a safe and secure environment for children to exercise their imagination in the most unhindered way.

In Conversation With

Kriti V Sharma

Theatre Practitioner
Visiting Faculty, National School Of Drama & Sri Ram Centre For The Arts
'A' level IGCSE teacher for drama

Kriti is a qualified IB, A level and IGCSE teacher for drama who worked extensively at The British School, New Delhi as Faculty for Drama and subsequently as an Artiste-in-Residence. She has also worked at Lancer’s International School, Gurgaon as Senior Faculty for Drama and Pathways School , NOIDA where she taught Drama at the IGCSE, Middle and Primary level. She also had the special charge of setting the drama department in both places.
Kriti’s is also a professional a costume designer for mainstream theatre. Over the past 25 years she has worked with major national and international repertory companies and directors. In 2013, she was awarded the coveted Chaman Lal Memorial Award for outstanding contribution in the field of costume design.
Kriti has also worked extensively in the field of applied theatre using drama as therapy. She uses psychodrama in specialized workshops dealing with a range of issues from self image to sexuality education for parents, educators, teenagers and children. She also works with children with Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Learning Disability.