resources / web sites
Theatre - Contemporary
||Art of Tholpavakoothu or Shadow Puppet Theatre
Tholpavakoothu Sangam is an Institute for research, training and
performance of this ancient art of Kerala. The Institute conducts shadow
puppet plays all over the world. It has the facilities to research all
aspects of shadow puppetry. A theatre comparable to the traditional
theatre in which Tholpavakoothu is performed is available. Many
international students come here for research.
||India Theatre Forum
a national resource for theatre
and a meeting ground, a Prithvi Theatre initiative, is more or less a loose
association of people who have come together in the larger interest of
Indian theatre. The 'core team' consists of Akshara K.V., Moloyashree Hashmi,
Pravin K.P., Sameera Iyengar, Sanjna Kapoor and Sudhanva Deshpande (in
e-Rang - a fortnightly theatre
e-journal from the India Theatre Forum
Co-Editors: Vikram Iyengar, Joyoti
||Kerala Theatre CONTEMPORARY
A platform for sharing news, views,
reports and reviews on the contemporary theatre practice happening in Kerala.
was founded by Kathak dancers Debashree
Bhattacharya and Vikram Iyengar - experiments extensively with bringing
Kathak in touch with other forms of artistic expression such as various
elements of design, film, genres of music, non-traditional poetry and the
language of drama.
Theatre - Traditional
theatre, ritual and entertainment
from Tamil Nadu
The Kuttu Festival 2005
The Kuttu Festival 2005 offers a
rare opportunity to experience a galaxy of known and unknown theatre genres
from South India in a traditional village setting.