Grace Kalaiselvi

Founding Member

Grace Kalaiselvi is an independent theatre actor, director, educator and writer. An alumnus of Intercultural Theatre Institute, she hopes to create more works representing the suppressed and minorities. 

The bilingual artist creates works in both English and Tamil languages and does a range of creations suitable for young audiences, teenagers and adults. She offers access to diversity by bringing across the much-needed Indian narratives to non-Indian audience. An ardent believer that less is more and with an interest in recycling, she creatively converts her sarees into sets, puppets, masks and costumes for her shows. 

Some her works include Come Back Home, The Indigo Jackal, Marma Medai -Theerppu, Watching the World Go By, Paper Paravai & Amma’s Sarees for The Esplanade; Rasanai, 3FVU for T:>works for N.O.W Festival and Angry Indian Woman - The Trial for Singapore Writer’s Festival. Her independent creations include the Mother I series and Goddesses of Words series. She has also acted in The Silence of a falling Tree & 0600 for Singapore International Festival of Arts and a line could be crossed… & Precise Purpose of Being Broken for M1 Singapore Fringe Festival. 

Photography by Intercultural Theatre Institute

Last Updated: April 2023