About Sanjay Lago
Sanjay Lago is a Scottish Indian Neurodiverse Actor, Writer and Facilitator for the last 10 years. Trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Sanjay has always been passionate about real voices and new stories. He practice mainly consists of autobiographical writing and working in a socially engaged practice. He has experience of working in schools, hospices and prisons and enjoys devising theatre.
His work looks at themes of Race, belonging, dyslexia, masculinity and mental health to name a few. He is also a strong advocate for Diversity in the Arts, pushing for future generations to see more people like themselves on our stges and screens, something he feels he lacked growing up in Scotland.
He has recently completed his time on the Soho Theatre Writers Lab, writing his first full play, "Jalebi", and is now writing his next one that was thought of during the writers lab. He practice consists of autobiographical and devising theatre. He has experience of working in different communities and with various theatre companies.
He has had writing published in zines and online blogs. He is published by the Scottish BAME Writers Network and Two Destination Language. He has worked with companies including: National Theatre of Scotland, Tamasha Theatre, Persistent & Nasty, Mischief Las Bas and Space Arts UK to name a few. He more recently was announced as one of the new trainee artists for Imaginate. In the free time Sanjay does get, he enjoys reading, writing poetry and watching Doctor Who.