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Category: folk theatre

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Nov 20 2020

History of Street Plays in India

“Street play” – the word itself gives us feeling of enthusiasm, engagement of audience, creativity, drama and the reflection of local culture in performance. So how did the concept of street came into existence? How has it evolved? How is it performed now?

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Yukta Bhavsar
Nov 19 2020

Impact of Theatre on youth

Even today we see the legacy of theatre still going. Why does it still exist in a world of web series? There are many reasons why theatre still exists and will remain so and hold a special place in every individual’s heart. Today’s youth uses the term ‘self-expression’ quite often, and are determined to change the world according to their perception. Theatre not only works as a medium for expressing their feelings to the world but also helps in their social and personal development.

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fatematinwala27
Nov 7 2020

Bhavai: The Folk Theatre of Gujarat

The origin of the word ‘Bhavai’ came from ‘Bhaav-Shiv/ भाव-शिव’ and ‘Bhaav Sutradhar / भाव-सत्रधार’. Later on people introduced simpler term for Bhavai word . BHAV means emotion and VAHINI means carrier, combination of both the words leads us to the art form which is a carrier of emotion from storyteller to the story listener.

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Yukta Bhavsar
Nov 6 2020

Journey from old school to new school theatre

Indian theatre has a whole history of more than 2,000 years. Theatre has been a piece of our way of life from the beginning of the general public framework. The root of theatre can be followed back to the Sanskrit Theatre.

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Afifa naziraly