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Dr. Paramothayan is a classical pianist, having completed her Diploma in Performance (DipABRSM) with the Royal College of Music.

Dr. Paramothayan sings with the Croydon Philharmonic Choir who give four concerts each year at prestigious venues including Fairfield Halls, Cadogan Hall and The Yehudin Menuhin School.


 Dr. Paramothayan is passionate about drama and literature and has been treading the boards since childhood. Whilst at Cambridge she was a member of Downing College Drama Society as a sketch writer and performer. She directed plays for "Mummers" and “Footlights” at Cambridge. She has written several plays which have been performed locally. She particularly relishes Shakespearean roles; Lady Macbeth, Portia, The Queen (in Cymbeline) and Viola.

She obtained the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) Gold Medal with Honours and succesfully completed her Diploma in Dramatic Art (LDDA) with LAMDA. She obtained a Distinction for the LTCL with Trinity Guildhall.

In 2004 she wrote, produced, directed (and acted in) a Musical Extravaganza, “Carry on up the Beanstalk”. This production was staged to packed audiences at Trinity School, Croydon, and raised £17,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Seventy actors, musicians, singers and dancers took part. The event was well publicised in the local newspapers.

She was a member of The Miller Centre Theatre Company, which is a member of the Little Theatre Guild of Great Britain which aims to promote the highest standards in amateur theatre. Miller Centre Theatre Company is also a registered charity.

She was Calpurnia in a production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar in March 2009. In January 2010 she directed Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer with excellent reviews.

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