A Mechanical Engineering graduate, Ashish is an actor & technical director with the Pune-based contemporary theatre organisation, Aasakta Kalamancha. With Aasakta, Ashish has been involved in 25 theatre productions which have been performed across Maharashtra and all major festivals in India. He has been involved in the management of the Prithvi Theatre Festival 2008 and the India tour of Complicite’s A Disappearing Number brought to India by Prithvi Theatre in 2010. He has also been the Festival Manager of Vinod Doshi Memorial Theatre Festival since its inception in 2009. Ashish was awarded the Sahitya Rangabhoomi Pratishthan’s Vinod Doshi Fellowship in 2011.