Maya Chowdhry

Writer & inTer-aCtive artist

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My poetry, plays, scripts and short fiction have been commissioned by Radio 4, Red  Ladder Theatre Company, The National Theatre, BBC Digital and Litfest (see books and links page for further information).
sphere : dreamz
Worked with Asian women to create a multi-media Installation. Commissioned by QUN International Festival and sited in Sackville Park, Manchester. Here are some images and one of the soundtracks hidden in the beds.

Residencies and Workshops
Derby Playhouse
Worked with community groups using creative writing to uncover stories which were woven into a play - FrankenAsian performed in the studio theatre.
I recently worked with Northern Ballet Theatre on a dance and writing residency with Year 5 students.
I worked with Lime Art using creative writing, drama and visual art for health and well-being issues.
Bright Artistic Minds - worked with Litfest designer Martin Chester and young people from Lancashire producing a multi-media web publication of their Youth Arts Audit. Here is a sample page.
Selected Commissions
Short film documenting a giant light installation by BREAD Art Collective
Poetry poster for Litfest
Play for BBC Radio 4

Selected Residencies and Workshops
National Theatre Studio 
The Arvon Foundation
Playwrighting course with Pop Up Theatre
Lead Artist worked with young people to produce a multi-media web publication

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