Suman Mukherjee

Departmental Resident Fellow
2005-2006
Photo of Suman Mukherjee.

The work of Indian director Suman Mukherjee ranges from European dramas to adaptations of Bengali prose masterpieces. A highlight among them is Teesta Paarer Brittanto (Tales of the River Teesta), which has run in Kolkata theaters since 2000. Mukherjee has also collaborated with European directors on a project staging Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream in forests throughout India. Mukherjee was hosted by the Department of Theater, Dance, & Performance Studies while in residence at Berkeley during September, 2005. During his stay, he worked with Assistant Professor Sudipto Chatterjee on an intercultural, interdisciplinary performance piece entitled The Man of the Heart and also visited a graduate seminar on “Postcolonial Performance.”