Jay Emmanuel

Jay is a Perth-based actor, writer and director. Born in India and trained in Kathakali as a child, he is a graduate of L’École Jacques Lecoq.  His acting credits include MAA (Saint G Theatre, 2017), A Midnight Run (Perth Festival, 2017) and Heroes, Prélude (Festival Sequence, 2013-15). He has worked with Barking Gecko Theatre and has been a resident artist at Théâtre du Soleil.

He will appear in Counting and Cracking for Belvoir in 2019. Jay also wrote and directed Biryani (Perth Winter Arts Festival, 2017), The Midnight March (PICA, 2017) and Sonnets & Proses (Delhi Festival, 2015). He is co-writing, and performing in, Outliers (a Screen West commission with Sukhjit Kaur-Khalsa).

Jay is the founding Artistic Director of Perth’s Saint G Theatre, which he has built into a buzzing sanctuary for emerging artists and innovative performing arts.  He is a 2019 Australia Council Future Leader.

For more information and a link to tickets visit the official page for Counting and Cracking.