Sanjoy K. Roy

Sanjoy K. Roy

Sanjoy K. Roy, an entrepreneur of the arts, is the Managing Director of Teamwork Arts, which produces over 33 highly acclaimed performing arts, visual arts and literary festivals in 40 cities across countries and continents, including the world’s largest free literary gathering — the annual Jaipur Literature Festival. Roy received the National Award for Excellence and Best Director for Shahjahanabad: The Twilight Years. He is a founder trustee of Salaam Baalak Trust (SBT) working to provide support services for street and working children in the inner city of Delhi. In 2011, the White House presented SBT the US President’s Committee of Arts and Humanities Award for an International Organisation.  Roy works closely with industry bodies and the government on policy issues within the Cultural Sector in India. He is Co-chair of the Art and Culture Committee of the FICCI and an advisor to the Arts Council of England Diversity Board for Theatre. Roy has lectured and collaborated with global universities including the University of Chicago, Harvard, MIT Media lab, London School of Economics etc.

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