#17: Ravi Jain, Founding Artistic Director, Why Not Theatre
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Ravi Jain is a multi-award-winning artist known for making politically bold and accessible theatrical experiences in both small indie productions and large theatres. As the founding artistic director of Why Not Theatre, Ravi has established himself as an artistic leader for his inventive productions, international producing/collaborations and innovative producing models which are aimed to better support emerging artists to make money from their art.

In 13 years Why Not has become synonymous with innovative theatrical experiences which have toured the world. In recent years their RISER project, a unique producing model, has had a significant impact on the Toronto independent community. Why Not has created over 30 collaborations performing on 5 continents, including the smash hit A Brimful of Asha, which stars Ravi and his real-life mother (non-actor). 



Music Credits

Intro/Outro Music:Track: Nimesh Tandey - Floating SpellMusic provided by Mr. Pantomath https://youtu.be/NzTMSlRVpvM

Transition Music:Storybook & Cheese (Produced by Lukrembo)https://soundcloud.com/lukrembo

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