Born in North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, Debesh has been working in the field of theatre for the last thirty three years. He is the founder and director of “Sansriti”. He has directed over 40 plays in Bengali. “Winkle Twinkle”, “Devi Sarpomasta”, “Phataru”, “Saudagorer Nouka” are milestone productions on the Bengali Stage directed by Debesh.

Not only proscenium, but he has also directed plays for intimate and site-specific theatre. He is a well acclaimed theatre academic and expert, and has completed a senior fellowship on “Cognitive Neuroscience and Theatre”. He has written several books on theatre. “The Week” magazine felicitated him as one of the ‘Fifty emerging stars of India’ in 2003. Debesh has been honoured by Paschimbanga Natya  Academy (Govt. of W.B.) as “Best Director” twice. Recipient  of many awards  Debesh directed his first feature film “Natoker Moto: like a play” in 2015. It was included in International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa in the Indian Panorama and, International Competition Section. Film Critic Circle of India (FCCI) honoured him as best debut director of 2015 for the film. Currently he is working on “Natyashastra”.

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WORKSHOP

Workshop on One-Act and Monolouge / Josh Kornbluth / 2004

Workshop on 'Vachika Avinaya' /Bijaylaxmi Barman / 2005

Workshop on Mime / Anjan Deb / 2006

Contemporary Dance / Kastury Chatterjee / Kashibiswanath Mancha / 2007

Workshop on Body and Movement / Adrija Dasgupta / 2008

Workshop on Colours and Sets / Hiran Mitra / Kashibiswanath Mancha / 2009

Workshop on unconventional music / Mayukh and Mainak / Kashibiswanath Mancha / 2009

Workshop on Pace & Rethym / Sudarshan Chakraborty / Kashibiswanath Mancha / 2010

Workshop on Angika Avinay / Debesh Chattopadhyay / Minerva / 2011

Workshop on Folk music / Avijit Acharya / Bangur / 2012

Workshop on Puppet / Sudip Gupta  / Kashibiswanath Mancha / 2013

Workshop on Light & Psychology / Sudip Sanyal/ Minerva / 2014

Workshop on musical instrument / Mayukh and Mainak / Bangur / 2015

Workshop on Natyashastra / Debesh Chattopadhyay /Bangur/ 2016