“Being engaged with the world is so vital to the stories that I tell.”
This groundbreaking new series aims to inspire the next generation of practitioners by offering a unique perspective on achieving success regardless of background, gender, race or age. Created in partnership with Russell Lucas, a London-based artist who produces content for stage and screen, TheatreMakers provides extensive insight into the lives and careers of working artists who break down barriers to produce eclectic and thought-provoking theatre.
In this interview, Satinder Kaur Chohan explores her motivations to pursue a career as a writer for theatre, despite not having an arts education. Chohan reveals how growing up as British Asian provided her with the passion to tell stories about community and identity. She explains why theatre provides a platform for her particular writing style, offering a space for new voices and stories to be heard.