Sobha Kavanakudiyil
Arts Education Consultant . Teaching Artist . Higher Education

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Sobha is Faculty with The Graduate Program in Educational Theatre at the City College of New York, CUNY.


Courses include: Drama in Education, Theatre for Youth and Young Audiences, Teaching Literacy through Drama, Fundamentals of Teaching Theatre, Integrating the Arts, Acting I, Children's Theatre, Curriculum in Non-Traditional Settings, Devising Theatre, Artistic Lab, Capstone Seminar, Drama as a Learning Medium and Conflict Resolution through Theatre.  

Keep on top of the work that is being done in The Graduate Program in Educational Theatre by checking out our program
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Sobha has also started Readings on the Road - a staged reading series of original Children's Theatre performed in the community and local schools.  In addition, she has piloted Family Arts Saturday - theatre education classes for 2-7 year olds and Family Arts Day - an annual event - fun for all ages! 

Sobha is a proud member of TAG! TAG! is a consulting organization bringing theatre into the lives of the community. 
TAG! was started because teaching and learning should be a shared adventure, and artists can help light the way

Check out some writing for The New Victory Theatre's Blog that was written after Sobha facilitated a week long Professional Development for them.  
In addition to working on pre/post performance workshops in the New York City Public Schools and the Residency Program for the New Victory Theatre, she was also part of the innovative Enrichment Team. To find out more information about the Education Department at the New Victory Theater please go to

At the Educational Arts Team in Jersey City, New Jersey she was a puppeteer, storyteller, and program coordinator, as well as working as the Director of the Teen Mentor Program at Camp Liberty in Liberty State Park.  This Summer at Camp Liberty she  directed one of the summer's camp plays, "Brave Margaret." You can find out more information about the Educational Arts Team at  

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