Theatre Festival From May 22

IMPHAL, May 18: Manipuri Ensemble, Imphal under the aegis of Ministry of Culture will organize the State level festival of contemporary plays at the auditorium of JNM Dance Academy from May 22. Speaking in a press conference held in this regard at Hotel Imphal, Organizing Committee Co-ordinator and senior journalist K Sarojkumar Sharma said, the main objective of holding the festival is to bring an...

Three Manipuri Plays In New Delhi Festival

NEW DELHI, Mar 28: Manipuri plays – Tangkhul Nurabi directed by Dr Makhonmani Mongshaba of Epathoukok, Loi Kaba (Return From Exile) directed by M Nodia of Women’s Folk Operetta and Kao Phaba (Ordeal of the Bull) directed by S Singhajit Sharma of Aryan Theatre will be staged in the Indigenous Theatre Festival of North East India to be held from April 2 to 30 at Indira Gandhi National Centre...

North East Theatre Festival At Imphal —Bridging The Gap Through Culture—

Members of ‘Dreamz Unlimited’ representing Nagaland playing “Lichaba's Daughter” at North East Theatre Festival in Imphal, Manipur on February 24. The festival scheduled from February 19 to 28 was held at NT Theatre, Imphal, Manipur. Image Credit: Morung Express. It is heartening to learn the reported news that NT Theatre will organize RK Sanayaima Memorial North-east Theatre Festival from...

Reflections On Theater Olympics 2010 In Seoul —Sarang: Humanity and Love—

Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon at the "2010 Seoul Theater Olympics". Image Credit: http://english.seoul.go.kr Lessons we may learn from Korea: “Ladies and gentlemen, I have a dream to turn Seoul into a cultural and artistic hub in the world!”The above line is quoted from a statement by the Mayor of the Metropolitan City of Seoul (South Korea) that he made in his ‘Greeting’ to the participants...

Theatre In Manipur Alive And Kicking

IMPHAL, Feb 7: The Mythical Surrender, a Manipuri play performed by the artistes of NT Theatre and directed by Ningthouja Deepak has been nominated for the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards, 2011 in as many as nine categories. Theatre critic and columnist of The Sangai Express (Manipuri edition) Budha Chingtham is the playwright of the widely acclaimed play. The nominated categories are best play,...

Theatre Workshop Ends

IMPHAL, Jan 20: The 15-day long workshop on ‘˜Traditional folk theatre and traditional clown of Manipur’ organized by Repertory for Performing Arts of Manipur concluded at Rupmahal Theatre today. In all 24 boys and 8 girls participated in the workshop completely. Presenting a report on the workshop at the valedictory function, work- shop director RK Sanatomba Singh observed that these...

Mirel Mashing-gha Delhi Bound

IMPHAL, Jan 16: ‘˜Mirel Mashing-gha’, a production of Kanglei Mime Theatre Repertory will be staged on January 21 at Delhi‘s Sri Ram Centre, where the 13th Bharat Ranga Mahotsav (Theatre Festival) organized by National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi is currently on. The festival had begun on January 8. Speaking to newspersons at his Yumnam Leikai residence today Director of the...

Theatrical Performance Depicts Stinking Nambul

Panthoibi Natya Mandir dares shouldering the responsibility to carry out jobs concerning theatrical performance for the last thirty-four years with art loving and participation oriented spirit from many ends. While producing theatrical performances, this performing group has attained a remarkable position as its organizers and arrangers endeavor ever creative participation thereby subduing sitting...