Iskandar R. Sharazuddin is a London based theatre-maker and playwright. An alumnus of the Soho Theatre Writers Centre and the recipient of the 2014 Soho Theatre Young Writers Award.
He is currently an associate artist at White Hart Studios, where he contributes to community and student engagement programmes and arts development.
Iskandar is the co-founder and former artistic director (2010-2014) of Ellandar, an independently subsidised and funded production company based in Western Australia. Ellandar has presented award-winning and sell-out seasons of work across Western Australia and has toured work nationally and internationally to a number of independent and fringe theatre festivals.
Name: Iskandar R. Sharazuddin
Lives in: London, England
Occupation: Actor, Director, Playwright and Producer
Official Selection for the Women Playwrights International Conference 2015 for Ellandar play 'The Standover Man' by Jessica Messenger
Soho Theatre Young Writers Award
Shortlist: OffWestEnd 'Adopt A Playwright' Award
Western Australian Screen Awards Nominee for Best Production Design (short form) for Ellandar & Phoebe Bennett for 'The Life of Cardboard'
Second Runner-Up: Martin Sims Award for Best New Western Australian Production for Ellandar play 'Pity'' by Ellen O'Connor
Official Selection: KickstART Festival (National Youth Week Australia) for 'The Life of Cardboard' (short film)
Official Selection: Framed Film Festival (Barbican Centre, London) for 'The Life of Cardboard' (short film)
Best Western Australian Short Film: Future Shorts Official Selection 'The Life of Cardboard' (short film)
Film and Television Institute of Western Australia