Other Theatre News

New Rehearsal Spaces:
Theatre groups have always had the worry of lack of rehearsal spaces. But now, 2 new spaces have miraculously popped up.

  1. Choiti Ghosh has found 2 spaces in bandra west. Although not the ideal of places, can be considered in these times of crisis. If any theatre group wants to check them out,do call her on 9820361835.

  2. 3 rehearsal spaces have been newly made in Andheri, Fun Republic lane. The space can be used for Rehearsals, Performances and Photo Shoots.Cost varies from 100-150/- an hour. However only available from 10am - 7pm. For more details contact Mr. Thakur on 9869171641.

META AWARDS LIST:
The 5th Edition of the META (Mahindra Excellence Theatre Awards) will be held in Delhi from the 2nd to the 6th of March 2010. Two plays from Bombay and one from Pune have made it to the final shortlist. So if you are in Delhi in March, do check out the plays:

2nd March :
Sri Ram Centre : 5pm : Roop Aroop
Kamani Auditorium : 7:30pm : Garbo

3rd March :
Sri Ram Centre : 5pm : Mirel Masingkha (The Will of the Soul)
Kamani Auditorium : 7:30pm : A - Chik A - Song

4th March:
Sri Ram Centre : 5pm : While Lily Aani Night Rider
Kamani Auditorium : 7:30pm : Spinal Cord

5th March:
Sri Ram Centre : 5pm : Guti Pulhor Gamusa
Kamani Auditorium : 7:30pm : Sex, Morality and Censorship

6th March :
Sri Ram Centre : 5pm : Blackbird
Kamani Audiorium : 7:30pm : Bharatkatha


Inlaks -LAMDA Collaborative Scholarships-2010:

In a new collaborative venture, the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art( LAMDA) invite applications for scholarships in the field of Theatre.


Details of the courses can viewed on the website www.lamda.org.uk


The courses in which scholarships are on offer are:


Short Courses:

These scholarships will apply to those courses which are 8 weeks in length. Application Process for Short Courses. All candidates will need to apply to the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation following normal procedure laid out in the ‘Scholarships Abroad-Inlaks Scholarships’ section on the website www.inlaksfoundation.org.

The said section, also indicates the eligibility criteria for candidates. Forms can be downloaded from the said website.


The deadline for receiving applications is the 15th of April 2010.


Long Courses:

Theses scholarships will apply to courses which are 1 to 3 years long, in the area of Acting and Stage Management. For these courses, candidates will have to attend auditions in Delhi in April 2010. In the case of Acting, a further interview will be required. Applications received will be evaluated and shortlisted candidates will be informed the date and venue of their audition by email or phone. All candidates will need to apply to the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation following normal procedure laid out in the ‘Scholarships Abroad-Inlaks Scholarships’ section on the website www.inlaksfoundation.org


The said section, also indicates the eligibility criteria for candidates. Forms can be downloaded from the said website.


The deadline for receiving applications for all long courses in Stage Management and Acting is the 15th of March 2010.