Artist Profile

Jijo K Mathew

Film and Theater Actor

Jijo K Mathew is an actor, actor trainer ,designer and administrator in theatre and visual
media. He has received his Masters from Department of Theatre Arts, University of Hyderabad,
and Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts from School of Drama & Fine Arts, University of Calicut.
Jijo has been working in theatre for the last 15 years in the field of theatre and visual media. As
an actor Jijo has worked in over 54 productions with renowned theatre directors nationally and
internationally. His area of specialization is in Stanislavskian acting systems and Chekhovian
systems. He is currently working on developing ‘nerves transcription’ techniques for theatre
and minimalistic acting process for camera. He has worked as an actor and acting expert in
various groups which has travelled and performed in different festivals in India.
He has been associated with prominent Theatre directors like Jane Collins (London), Abhilash
Pillai (Delhi), S. Ramanujam (Tamil Nadu), Basavalingaiah (Bangalore),Gunakar dev Gowswami
(Assam), Deepan Sivaraman (Kerala), Rajiv Vellichetty (Hyderabad), Dilip Shankar (Bombay) and
Noushad Mohamed Kunju (Singapore), Jose Chirammel (Kerala), Rajendra Panchal (Rajasthan)
and many more. He worked at Neo film school Kochi, as resident faculty in acting dept. He has
conducted various theatre workshops for children and adults across the country. Jijo has been
the resource person for Teachers Training Program conducted by Government of Kerala. He is
one of the founding member of ‘Merkaba’ travelling performers commune.


Currently Jijo is awaiting his acting debut In Malayalam Film, ‘Circus’ directed by Vinu Kolichal.Jijo K Mathew is an actor, actor trainer ,designer and administrator in theatre and visual
media. He has received his Masters from Department of Theatre Arts, University of Hyderabad,
and Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts from School of Drama & Fine Arts, University of Calicut.
Jijo has been working in theatre for the last 15 years in the field of theatre and visual media. As
an actor Jijo has worked in over 54 productions with renowned theatre directors nationally and
internationally. His area of specialization is in Stanislavskian acting systems and Chekhovian
systems. He is currently working on developing ‘nerves transcription’ techniques for theatre
and minimalistic acting process for camera. He has worked as an actor and acting expert in
various groups which has travelled and performed in different festivals in India.
He has been associated with prominent Theatre directors like Jane Collins (London), Abhilash
Pillai (Delhi), S. Ramanujam (Tamil Nadu), Basavalingaiah (Bangalore),Gunakar dev Gowswami
(Assam), Deepan Sivaraman (Kerala), Rajiv Vellichetty (Hyderabad), Dilip Shankar (Bombay) and
Noushad Mohamed Kunju (Singapore), Jose Chirammel (Kerala), Rajendra Panchal (Rajasthan)
and many more. He worked at Neo film school Kochi, as resident faculty in acting dept. He has
conducted various theatre workshops for children and adults across the country. Jijo has been
the resource person for Teachers Training Program conducted by Government of Kerala. He is
one of the founding member of ‘Merkaba’ travelling performers commune.


Currently Jijo is awaiting his acting debut In Malayalam Film, ‘Circus’ directed by Vinu Kolichal.

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