Soumyabrata Choudhury is a theater maker and Professor for Theater and Performance Studies. He currently teaches at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi. He has previously taught at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies Kolkata, and has been a fellow at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies in New Delhi and at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS) in Shimla. His book “Theatre, Number, Event: Three Studies on the Relationship of Sovereignty, Power and Truth” was published by IIAS, Shimla in 2013. His new book “Ambedkar and Other Immortals: An Untouchable Research Programme” came out in 2018. He has also acted and directed in a number of performances across the country for the last thirty years. His latest performance was an adaptation of Franz Kafka’s story “A report to the Academy” at the Expression Lab, Pune, in July 2019.