Vijay Padaki is a theatre educator based in Bangalore. He has worn two caps all his life. One of them is in management, with a special interest in organization and institutional development. The other is in the theatre, especially in writing and training. He joined Bangalore Little Theatre in 1960, the year of its inception, and has served the company in many capacities. He is currently a Trustee and devotes most of his time to programme development and institutional capacity. He has written over 45 original plays in English. In addition, he has adapted or translated several other play scripts.