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Sketch Writing
Access & Inclusion Director


Sydney & Melbourne

Trained at:

Just Improvise, The Big Hoo-Haa, Improv Olympic,




Vidya Rajan is a writer, theatre-maker and improviser from Perth, Australia who now calls Melbourne home.

She has trained extensively as an improvisational performer with Perth based companies Just Improvise, The Big Hoo-Haa (Perth) and at iO Chicago in America. She continues to work with these companies, as well with a number of Melbourne outfits such as the Improv Conspiracy (Champagne Factory) and Soothplayers. Vidya also has experience coaching and teaching improvisational performance for children and adults.

Vidya is also a writer of  prose, plays, sketch and satirical content. Recent writing credits include The Fault Report, Melbourne Fringe award-winning experimental comedy  Asian Ghost-ery Store (co-creator, writer, performer), and the participatory art adventure Friendquest (Best Theatre Award Nomination Perth Fringe World 2015).

She is currently completely a Masters of Writing for Performance at VCA, and is a 2017 Melbourne Theatre Company Connect ambassador. Upcoming projects include a comedy writing project as the recipient of a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship, and Melbourne Fringe 2016.