17th Bharat Rang Mahotsav is about plays from across the world. But apart from these plays, 240 ambience performances by around 50 groups have been scheduled to thrill the audience non-stop at the NSD’s open courtyard.
The ambience theatre in National school of Drama is an invitation to folk artistes, students from various institutions like DU, JNU, Jamia Milia Islamia and many more. It is related to gender issues, elections, women safety, harmony and other issues of social importance. These issues will be portrayed in various performances like Nukadnatak (Street Play), Katputli Dance (Puppet Dance) along with varied folk performances.
The ambience theatre is accessible to all at free of cost. Nearly 30 colleges, 15 different folk troupes and 8 new shows of Theatre In Education Company (TIE) will be a part of this new venture, with 4 to 5 shows per group. This endeavor was an initiative by the National School of Drama under the guidance of Amitesh Grover, Assistant Professor, National School of Drama and Naresh, President of NSD Student Union.
“The basic idea to behind this concept was to generate interest and to connect the youth to the world of theatre that will help in creating an atmosphere for better theatre productions. Various colleges and educational institution are taking part in it,” said Amitesh Grover.
When: On till February 18
Where: NSD’s open courtyard