Gulshirin Dubash

Instructor of Theatre Arts, Interlochen Arts Academy

M.F.A., Physical Theatre, Dell'Arte school of Physical Theatre; B.A., Theatre and Anthropolgy, Beloit College

Gulshirin Dubash is an actor and theatre educator originally from Bombay, India.

Dubash has worked and directed at numerous colleges and universities, including University of Michigan, Washington and Lee, Northern Illinois University, Calvin College, University of Notre Dame, and the University of Georgia.

Dubash earned her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Anthropology from Beloit College and her Master of Fine Arts in Ensemble-Based Physical Theatre from the Dell’Arte School of Physical Theatre. She works within the pedagogy of theatre practitioner Jacques Lecoq, and is proficient in physical theatre, commedia dell’Arte, melodrama, clown, street theatre, and devised work.

Dubash also has a strong interest in Eastern theatrical forms and the anthropology of theatre. In 2002, she began studying Japanese Noh theatre with Rick Emmert (Kita School) and the late Mitsuo Kama (Ko School) at the Noh Training Project. She joined the only English-language Noh company, Theatre Nohgaku, in 2008.

She is also a performer and board member of Clowns without Borders.