Associate Prof. Dinesh Yadav Elected as Chair of Performance Design Commission of OISTAT
Prague, June 12, 2023 –Associate Prof. Dinesh Yadav, UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance, and a distinguished member of the Theatre and Dance community, has been elected as the new chair of the Performance Design Commission of OISTAT (Organisation Internationale des Scénographes Techniciens et Architectes de Théâtre). The election took place during the annual global gathering of OISTAT members in Prague.
OISTAT, a renowned global network of theatre professionals, consists of members and centers located in fifty-one countries. Its primary objective is to promote international collaboration and exchange among theatre makers, focusing on various aspects of stage performance, including design, technology, and architecture. Dr. Yadav’s election as the chair of the Performance Design Commission is a testament to his remarkable contributions to the field. With an extensive background in Theatre and Dance, Dr. Yadav has demonstrated exceptional expertise and leadership in performance design. His appointment is seen as a significant milestone for both OISTAT and the global theatre community.
Expressing his gratitude, Dr. Yadav said, “I am deeply honored to have been elected as the chair of the Performance Design Commission of OISTAT. I look forward to working closely with the global members and centers of OISTAT to further enhance the art of performance design and foster collaborations that transcend borders.” The Performance Design Commission plays a crucial role within OISTAT, providing a platform for professionals involved in stage design, including scenographers, technicians, and architects, to share knowledge, exchange ideas, and promote innovation in performance aesthetics. Dr. Yadav’s leadership is expected to invigorate the commission’s initiatives and strengthen its position as a leading authority in performance design.
As the newly elected chair, Dr. Yadav aims to prioritize initiatives that encourage diversity, inclusivity, and sustainability in performance design. He envisions creating opportunities for emerging talents, nurturing cross-cultural collaborations, and exploring innovative approaches to stagecraft. With his extensive network and experience, Dr. Yadav is well-positioned to facilitate global partnerships and foster international dialogue on performance design. The OISTAT community eagerly anticipates the positive impact that his tenure as chair of the Performance Design Commission will bring to the world of theatre and beyond.
About OISTAT: OISTAT (Organisation Internationale des Scénographes Techniciens et Architectes de Théâtre) is a global network of theatre makers, with members and centers located in fifty-one countries. It aims to promote international cooperation and knowledge exchange in various disciplines related to theatre and performance. OISTAT facilitates collaborations, organizes conferences and exhibitions, and serves as a platform for sharing expertise among professionals in the field.