Hannah Kumari is a performer, writer, director and producer who creates original theatre and film. Her aims are to amplify the voices of people from the global majority and break down stereotypes by showcasing diverse experiences, starting with her own.
Originally from Warwickshire and now based in Bristol, Hannah enjoyed a varied 10 year career as an actor before transitioning into making her own work in 2020. She has a BA Hons. in Acting from Bretton Hall and speaks Spanish fluently, after time spent living and working in Spain. Her diverse skills include acting, dance & movement, writing, directing, puppetry and devising.
In the past year Hannah has been commissioned to create work for The Wardrobe Ensemble, Sky Arts, Coventry City of Culture, The Space Arts, Shoot Festival and Exeter Northcott Theatre, and has appeared on BBC Newsnight, BBC Squad Goals, Talk Sport, Talk Radio with Bob Mills and BBC Sportshour. Hannah’s debut short film, Devi – देवी, was broadcast on Sky Arts in May 2022.