Ramji Bali, Director, of the new National School of Drama, Varanasi, on Indian classical theatre and giving youth a choice. In 1998, Bali joined NSD and graduated in 2001.
The Darubandi Samiti, along with Saad Manuskichi Foundation of the city, recently organised a play that was based on real life stories of women who have suffered because of alcohol at Jawaharlal Nehru Sanskrutik Kendra, Ghole Road.
Real stories of South Asian women in Wales and India, collected through an extensive R&D process, has led to a play, titled Sisters.
According to Prof. Saubhagya Vardhan, Director, NZCC, the aim of the theatre festival devoted to Jammu and Kashmir is to bring an exchange of artistic ideas. All the three plays will be staged in Dogri.
Sukracharjya Rabha was an eminent theatre personality in Assam, famous for shaping the identity of tribal theatre in the region. He was also the founder of the unique theatre-in-a-forest-festival, Under the Sal Tree in Rampur.
In 1989, the year theatre activist Safdar Hashmi was fatally attacked during a street theatre performance in Delhi, his birthday, April 12, was observed as National Street Theatre Day. The Sahmat grounds spilled over with students and audience members of all ages to mark the 30th National Street Theatre Day.
Theatre director Sudesh Sharma, coordinator of the Chandigarh edition of the 8th Theatre Olympics and Vice-Chairman of Haryana Kala Parishad in an interview with Mehr Gill talks about the effort and its resounding success.
Actors and directors remember Joy Michael, Founder of Yatrik and its first Director, who reflected the best of what human beings can achieve — both on and off stage
Young actors aged between 12 and 17, from various schools of the Tricity, were part of the production.
Why German director Harald Fuhrmann keeps coming back to the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts in Dharamsala every year.
Tobias Biancone, who has organised cultural festivals across the globe, is also the president of the Network for Higher Education in Performing Arts.
Directed by Akarsh Khurana, Bayan comprised casual vignettes from women’s lives
An ongoing collaborative project between National Theatre Wales and Mumbai-based Junoon, explores what it means to be a woman of the Indian diaspora
Nearly 1,100 thetares in the state were shut down since July 3 to fight against the double taxation as this would put a burden on the purses of cinema goers and also encourage piracy. The strike was called off after a committee of government officials and representatives of theatre association was formed to sort out the issue of tax.
“That touched me to the core. I felt that if I performed to make others happy, I should do this. That is how I got into theatre,” he says.