BIOGRAPHY OF DALIP SONDHI
Dalip began his working life spending 6 years as a London Metropolitan Police Officer. He has a Masters in Performance from London’s Central School of Speech and Drama, a Post Grad in Theatre from London University and a BA (Hons) from Middlesex University and Montclair State in New York. Over the past 20 years Dalip has had senior positions at the UK’s Hertfordshire University (Course Director), Rose Bruford College (Senior Lecturer in Acting) and Australia’s Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts – WAAPA (Program Director). He completed his academic career as an Associate Professor in 2013 to focus on his current work as a feature film producer working on a major Indo-Australian project with Robyn Kershaw Productions & India’s acclaimed Nandita Das. He is the director of the SDDS Group of companies – delivering corporate/executive training as well as international vocational actor/director programs being the director and founder of the SDDS International Institute for Dramatic Art (SIIDA) in India. Dalip has also made a return to professional acting recently playing a part in SUCKER (due for release early 2015) and the lead in ABSOLUTION (Official selection Vancouver, Pasadena and Perth).