Category Archives: Performance

Janam and Share Stories Open Minds

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Jana Natya Manch (Janam) spent an eventful few days in Calcutta. After two performances in schools, the group spent some time on 26 August with volunteers from the Share Stories Open Minds project and educators Read More …

Jana Natya Manch in Calcutta

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Jana Natya Manch—Janam—a New Delhi based theatre group was in Calcutta after more than a decade with three of their new plays, each different in style and topic. The group visited Modern High School for Read More …

Performers Without Borders—different ways of storytelling

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I remember wanting to join the circus as a young girl. It seemed like such a fantastical world. One where everything was possible. While I didn’t join the circus after all, I have had the Read More …

Theatre, writing, and musings

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Why do we write? Stories, poems or plays? Rohan Haldar, a student at Kailash Vidyamandir once told me that he writes so that children will start taking an interest in the world of literature. This Read More …

Golpo Mela —A belated Children’s Day celebration

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On 21st November 2012, children from the Nabadisha centres and six city schools came together and spent a day at Mohur Kunja—telling stories, playing games and painting, in short, having a gala time. And all Read More …