Yasmin Sidhwa

  • Yasmin Sidhwa

    Yasmin Sidhwa FRSA is Artistic Director of Mandala Theatre Company, an Oxford based, national and international touring company that creates visceral theatre giving a voice to those whose stories are not heard and making them visible.

    She has toured nationally and internationally with the Royal National Theatre Company, Tara Arts and Aquila Theatre Companies and worked in Repertory Theatre, Television and Radio as a professional actor and director. Yasmin has worked for many years as a storyteller and taken work to schools, colleges and festivals.  
    She has directed and produced numerous theatre productions as Creative Learning Director at Pegasus Theatre, often participating in and directing at international festivals - a role she recently left in July 2015, after 17 years to take Mandala forward.

    Yasmin was founder and director of Mesh - a bi-annual International Youth Arts Festival hosted by Pegasus working with international organisations from Europe and beyond. In 2014 she received an Oxfordshire High Sheriff’s Award for services to the Arts and to young people.