Deepan Sivaraman is an Indian Theatre director, Scenographer, and Academic. He is the founder of Oxygen Theatre Company based in Thrissur, Kerala. Deepan’s work is best understood as a theatrical experience that is at once dense and incisive. It offers a richly evocative interweaving of performative imagery, strong ensemble work by the actors and a sharp textual commentary.
Sivaraman received Charles Wallace India Trust Award in 2003, Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi Award and Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards in 2011 and 2010 respectively. Deepan served as the Artistic Director for the International Theatre Festival of Kerala(ITFOK) for 2014 edition which had a curatorial focus on transition, gender, and spectatorship. Deepan Sivaraman currently is an Associate Professor of Performance Studies at School of Culture and Creative Expressions at the Ambedkar University in Delhi.