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Tushar Mathew

Assistant Professor, Performing Arts

Tushar Mathew is a theatre maker, and teaching artist from India. Tushar’s teaching and creative pursuits often focuses on movement, physical embodiment, storytelling, and our relationship to the environment. He is also deeply interested in how the playing of games acts as a portal towards physical awareness, ensemble building, listening, and understanding dramatic conflict. 

He is the co-founder of the Otherland Theatre Ensemble, a physical theatre devising company who tell stories of underdogs and outcasts who inhabit outrageous worlds and are moved by universal struggles. His current preoccupations include re-framing narratives to center animal protagonists, birds, dystopian worlds, the relationship between AI and surveillance, and our relationship with our neighbors. Tushar is currently an Assistant Professor in the Performing Arts Department at Emerson College, Boston.