Soti Ramapati Dwivid
Soti Rpd is an accomplished actor, director, educator and acting/movement coach from Tilhar, Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
After receiving his Masters in Theatre Arts from the University of Hyderabad and a Master of Arts in Hindi from M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, India, he established a theatre company in India (M.L. Ramanad Theatre Foundation) with a focus to improve the lives of the community through its work.
He is also a graduate from the Intercultural Theatre Institute (Singapore) with Professional Diploma in Theatre Acting.
Soti has worked with reputed and distinguished teachers including Aarne Neeme, Professor B. Ananthakrishnan, Phillip Zarrilli, Professor Ramgopal Bajaj, Professor S. Ramanujam, Marc Weinblatt, and Bert van Dijk.
He has acted in plays helmed by some of India's and world's most luminary directors, including Aarne Neeme, Guillermo Angelelli, Mohan Maharishi, Abhilash Pillai, and Noushad Mohammed Kunju.
Soti directed Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot in 2014.
Some of his stage acting credits include:
- Blind Age
- Perineum-a Retributive Justice
- Albert's Bridge
- Oedipus Rex
- The Father
- Mother Courage and her Children
- Toba Tek Singh (for which he won the Best Actor Award at the Dastak Hindi Theatre Festival)