Vidya Rajan

Vidya Rajan is a writer, comic, and performance-maker working across hybrid forms including writeen/devised performance, live art, screen, and the page. Vidya was a 2016 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow and has a Masters in Writing for Performance (VCA). She has trained and performed extensively in improvisation and sketch in Australia and the States, and her work has appeared in a number of online and print publications. She was selected for a Room of One's Own Residency with the Women's Circus, Melbourne Festival's Director's Lab Program, Westerly's Emerging Writer mentorship program and Film Victoria’s Plot Twist Games Writing workshop. She has recently worked on projects for ABC Comedy, Ch 7, Theatreworks (associate artist program) and is a 2018 recipient of Screen Australia's Developing the Developer initiative. She is currently writer in residence at the Malthouse Theatre.