From: Wharton Center for Performing Arts
East Lansing, MI 48824
British director Iqbal Khan's most recent directorial venture was a production of William Shakespeare's Othello at the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-Upon-Avon UK. (2015). It was a trailblazing rendition of Shakespeare's famed play, as evident from the accolades it widely received. Iqbal Khan's culturally textured production of Othello aptly evokes his professional and affective trajectory as a director and cultural presence in the contemporary British theatre scene. In 2012, he directed an innovative production of Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing, also for the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). Preceding these lauded RSC productions, Khan's personal and professional journey reveals interesting byways.