Dhinesha Karthigesu is a multi disciplinary storyteller, theatre maker and coach. He is Malaysia’s first and only National Poetry Slam Champion. His work has been featured at festivals and on platforms like HowlRound Theatre Commons, Vice India and Vice Asia. In 2021, Dhinesha and his play RAVAYANA beat a thousand other entries to be selected as one of five plays/playwrights to be part of The Playwrights Realm’s International Scratchpad Series of 2021/2022. He is also currently one of the directors for Theatresauce’s Emerging Directors Lab of 2020 – 2022. You can find him online at

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