Anish Victor is a theatre director, actor and facilitator with over twenty years of experience in arts education, script-writing, lighting design and facilitation. He was program director of the arts education program at India Foundation For the Arts. He co founded Rafiki, a theatre organization in Bangalore. He has worked on a series of solo projects, as well as on collaborative theatre processes, challenging the notion of being a director. He is currently working on a unique endeavour to start an institute that will forge and nurture political leadership in India. This work, started by Initiatives of Change in Panchgani, hopes to offer fresh perspectives and pathways for future leadership to be imagined and expressed.