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Jayampathi Guruge is most well known as the director of ‘WALKING PATH – a play without words’, the recent hit play in Sri Lanka, which was critically very well received. It has been hailed as a new dimension to Sri Lankan theatre.
His entrance into the theatre has been through design and acting, and he is a well respected multidisciplinary artist – having received critical acclaim (and several local awards) working as an actor, set designer, costume designer, lighting designer, stage manager and makeup artist since 2002.
He has a First Class degree in Drama and Theatre from the University of the Visual and Performing Arts, and recently toured India as a part of the artistes’ training programme of Stages Theatre Group. There, he conducted workshops in Acting, Choreography & Make up.
Jayampathi worked as a designer in “Sellotape”, “Kalumaali”, “Putu 11” and “Agamemnon” among others. He was assistant director for “Kalumaali” (2012), co-director for “Sanni 18k” (2011) and directed “Frames” (2012).
Jayampathi is a core member of Stages Theatre Group, which he is helping set up as a full time professional theatre company in Sri Lanka.
Click on the links to view photographs of his plays and workshops:
Actor in “RAVANA” (2012)