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Direction of Plays

PLAYS BY YEAR

1993-1999
  • Aurat
  • The Bear by Anton Chekov
  • The Proposal by Anton Chekov
  • Cinderella’s Story
  • Annie (Musical)
  • Peter Pan (Musical)
  • Sunday Cost Five Pesos
  • The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
2000-2010
  • Brihannala
  • Trial and Error
  • Cinderella
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Mime and Movement
  • Two Women by Vikramjeet Sinha
  • Meri Kahani
  • Death Watch by Jean Genet
2011-2021
  • The Room by Patrick Hamilton
  • The Rope by Hitchcock
  • Swami and His Friends by R.K Narayan
  • Malgudi Days by R.K Narayan
  • Pied Piper by Robert Frost
  • Tempest by Shakespeare
  • Julius Ceaser by Shakespeare
  • The Highway Man by Alfred Noyes
  • Boy with The Stripped Pyjamas by John Boyn
  • Flowering Tree by A.K. Ramunajan
  • Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  • Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseni
  • The Mutiny of 1857
  • Eight Kings
  • Series of Poems on Pablo Neruda
  • Haroon and the Sea of Stories
  • Animal Farm
  • Ali Baba & 40 Thieves
  • The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
  • Huckleberry Finn 
  • The Life of Charles Ray
  • Tom Sayer
  • Arjuna’s Quest
  • Hamlet and Macbeth
  • Vikram and Betal
  • Mahabharata
  • Olivers Twist
  • Siddhartha- The Seeker
  • Oedipus Rex
  • Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner by Samual Taylor
  • Raven by Edgar Allan
  • Dolls house by Ibsens
  • Frog and the Nightingale by Vikram Seth
  • The caterpillar went on a diet for middle school
  • Love song to J Alfred Prufrock by T.S Elliots 
  • Darare and lakeere – Lines and Borders for the theme Injustice
  • The Story of The Blue Beard
  • The Story of Vassalisa – The Wise
  • The Women Who Run With The Wolves
  • Tasher Desh by Rabindranath Tagore
  • Blowing In The Wind
  • Dolls House
  • Directed Bremen , a musical based on a true story of a Syrian refugees walk from Syria
  • Directed a vignette of five stories improvised on stories of alienation and fragmented memory stitched with T.S Elliot’s Love song to J. Alfred Prufrock with class 11, from Heritage experiential school  Gurgaon .It was called Banters from an “Underground Cafe.”
  • Palace Of Illusions by Devakarni Chitra Bannerjee
  • Dastan-e-Kohinoor by William Dalrymple
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Amprapali
  • Heal the world

Puppetry

PUPPETRY WORK

Training in Puppetry
  • Master class with Allan Lecouq Nargis Majidi on paper theatre
  • Master class on Dramaturgy with Irene Niculescu.
  • Master class with Anurupa roy on shadow theatre
  • Master class with Anurupa roy on story telling through material and objects
Puppetry Work in Years
  • Puppeteer for Junglee Toofan Tyre Puncture, a children’s TV series on UTV, Bombay
  • Puppeteer for a group called Kat Katha, New Delhi, that deals with social issues.
  • Directed a puppet production  Germany on the theme of children and violence called ARNO and BOOKS
  • Created and produced “ the yellow fish  “ by Ambai through paper theatre , Performed at the IIC
 
  • Directed a shadow puppetry show on  The Buddha  called “ Siddhartha and his  quest “  for the Siddhartha festival
 
  • Directed a shadow  puppetry show on a Jataka tale called the “Monkey Kings Sacrifice”.
  • A shadow puppetry with masks on Teeja and Beeja, or the story of two girls who got married, a Rajasthani folk tale

Workshops & Publications

Workshops

Workshops Conducted by Years
  • A children’s workshop on environment issues in Chandigarh
  • A ‘Theatre for Development Training’ workshop with the Agha Khan Community for battered women, Mumbai.
  • A ‘Theatre for Development’ workshop with Tiljala Society for Human and Educational Development (Tiljala Shed), a West Bengal NGO working on child labour.
  • A 10-day workshop on ‘Healing the Self’ for HIV-infected men and women, using psychodrama, meditation and Reiki, Pune
  • A 10-day workshop on ‘Healing the Self’ through meditation and psychodrama for victims of HIV, Pune
  • A workshop on ‘Healing the Self’ for men with a history of sexual abuse, Pune.
  • A month-long workshop for slum children in New Delhi with the focus on tackling problems of abuse and gender through theatre, puppetry and meditation.
  • A workshop on ‘Healing the Self’ with an emphasis on healing trauma using various meditation techniques, Pune.
  • A three-day workshop with teachers of Sardar Patel Vidyalaya on ‘Psychodrama and Looking at Childhood,’ New Delhi.
  • A four-day workshop with senior school children in Sardar Patel Vidyalaya on ‘Psychodrama and Personality Development,’ New Delhi.
  • A five-day workshop in teaching ‘Literature through Drama’ for teachers of Sanskriti School, New Delhi.
  • A one-day workshop on sexuality for an adolescent group with learning disabilities in Mumbai.
  • A one-day workshop on EFT (emotional freedom technique) with therapists, educators and caregivers at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
  • A three-week workshop with Akansha, a Mumbai-based organization working with slum children on education issues
  • An adult learning workshop with Manav Foundation for people with mental illness, Mumbai
  • A drama therapy and trauma workshop for dance therapists from Sanved, Kolkata
  • A capacity building workshop for dance therapists from Sanved, Kolkata
  • A workshop for trainers in ‘Theatre for Development’, Ahmedabad
  • A series of workshop on self for Manosh Bangla, an organization working with trans-gendered communities in Kolkata
  • A somatic healing workshop for Arpan, dealing with child sexual abuse issues, Mumbai
  • A two day child centric artistic skill development workshop with CPDU (Child  protection department unit) supported by the UNICEF , Patna 
  • Conducted workshops in an Art fest in Sagar Internation in Alwar Rajasthan.
  • Conducted workshops on Mythology, fairy Tales with Adult learners in an Artist retreat called Zorba the Buddha.
  • Conducted a series of induction program with young engineers in a French Engineering Company called ALSTOM.
  • Conducted a workshop with performing artist in a puppet and object theatre company called Tram Theatre.
  • Conducted a process workshop on Archetypes with performing artist in a Puppet Theatre Company called Katkatha.
Publications
  • Contributed in an  literary Anthology “ The Journey of Healing “  published by the safer society press “Vermont” USA – Click to Read
  • Contributed two essays in a book called PLAY – experiential methodologies in Developmental and Therapeutic settings edited by Shubada Maitre and Shekhar Seshadri published by Orient Black Swan – Click to Read
  • A poetry book called “Poems and Parable from the Gypsy of the Yellow and Black Car” was published by Partridge International. –  Click to Read    
  • Contributed to an Anthology of essays on learnings reimagined called think make and learn. The company that published it was called consilience. – Click to Read

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