We are known for our  technical skills with lighting, sound and set designs. Chennai Art Theatre has worked in multiple world-class productions with the Alliance Francaise (Chennai), Goethe Institut (Chennai) and a 6 city India tour of Akram Khan Dance Company, with Prakriti Foundation. Our team is well-versed in backstage, property management and designing sets according to a director's requirements. 

We would be happy to work with you to cater the needs of your event or stage show.

For photos of our work, click on the Gallery tab. 

If you would like to rent equipment from Chennai Art Theatre, please get in touch. 


Right from sourcing equipment to executing an event, the CAT team is a go to source for events and handling live shows. Do get in touch with us for all of your technical and physical needs. 


Chennai Art Theatre also hosts music, theatre, dance, poetry and other forms of live performance regularly, check the events page to know more. 


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Savita Narasimhan

Gowtham Ganesan

B Charles is a multi-faceted theatre technician based in Chennai, India, who is equally adept at lighting design, sound, stage and event management.

Groomed by the late theatre veteran Mithran Devanesan, Charles’s experience in theatre spans more than 12 years working in multiple backstage departments like stage and set design, lighting design and sound.

He has also attended special workshops to get advanced training in lighting design and technology by Dee Ashworth (UK) and Jonathan O’ Hear (Switzerland) organized by Bangalore- based Attakkalari.

Charles is the Founder of Chennai Art Theatre and the Founder of the Mithran Foundation. 

Savita Narasimhan is an original voice amidst a galaxy of young vocalists in the forefront of Carnatic music now.

With a family background of music lovers, a privileged musical upbringing with training under several iconic teachers, Savita has widely performed Carnatic music over 2 decades now.

She is a founding member of the theatre group JustUs Repertory and has lent her voice to several of its productions.

Savita has won several awards such as the Sangeet Natak Akademi's Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar and Shanmukhananda Sangeeta Sabha's Sangeeta Shiromani, among others. 

She is the Founder Trustee of the Museum Of Performing Arts Foundation.

Gowtham is a B.Sc Maths graduate who pursued his theatre career in 2014. His specialties in theatre are lighting design, technical direction and execution and stage management. 

He has worked with multiple theatre groups like Boardwalkers, Evam, Indianostrum Theatre (Pondicherry) etc. He is a core member of the CAT team.

2010 - present
2010 - present