Dhinesha Karthigesu


Dhinesha Karthigesu

Director, Storyteller 


Dhinesha Karthigesu (he/him) is a Kuala Lumpur based multi-disciplinary storyteller and coach. He is deeply invested in telling queer and Malaysian stories while holding space for conversations on identity and creativity.

Recent credits include: Sacred//Profane, a theatrical collaboration that featured performers from four countries performing via Zoom, ROJA: Weaving A Womxn, a performance art and visual arts
installation with Veshalini Naidu and The Human Exhibit site specific theatre series with Ian Skatu. Dhinesha is Malaysia’s first and only National Poetry Slam Champion. His work has been featured at festivals and on platforms like HowlRound Theatre Commons, Vice India and Vice Asia. Dhinesha is currently one of the directors for Theatresauce's Emerging Directors Lab of 2020-2022.

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