Krishna Istha
Krishna IsthaKrishna Istha

Krishna Istha

Krishna Istha is a London-based performance artist, screenwriter, comedian and theatre maker. They create socially conscious form-pushing works about taboo or underrepresented experiences of gender, race and sexual politics.

Currently, they are writing on SEX EDUCATION Netflix (Season 4) and a recipient of the Netflix Documentary Talent Fund. More recently, they were a Barbican Centre Open Lab artist (2022), and an Arts Admin Bursary Artist (2020-21).

They were one of two shortlisted writers for the SKY Arts & Royal Society of Literature Writers Awards under screenwriting (2022), and came Runner-Up on Screenshot (2021) — a competition for comedy writer-performers hosted by Sister Pictures and South of the River Pictures.

Krishna currently has multiple original television series in development with Bonafide Films and South Of The River Pictures.


Krishna Istha's shows

Creating Autobiographical Performance Work

Join performance artist Krishna Istha for a workshop that explores how artists and performers can craft autobiographical, genre-pushing works.

More acts