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4 exciting productions
'Mrig-Trishna' 19th & 20th December
'Main, Mera Baaja, aur Woh' 21st December
(Lucknow) Awadhi & Hindi
'Khataara' 22nd December
'Trikon ka Chautha Kon?' 23rd December
Are you under 25? Are you interested in the performing arts?
Welcome to Thespo! If your answer for either of the questions is 'Yes!', you've come just to the right place. Thespo is a youth theatre movement with year round workshops, collaborations, curated plays, a bimonthly e-zine and finally, a week full of fun, theatre and more at our annual Youth Theatre Festival.
This year we host the 19th edition of the festival. The registrations are already in, and currently a screening panel of two professionals travels across the country to watch a total of 182 performances, curate some outstanding work and bring it to the festival! The best part is - all these plays are made by directors, actors, technicians, crew members and even some writers under the age of 25!
The festival (where we will see you from Dec 18 to 24) features full length plays, platform performances, fringe performances and live music too. There's also all day activities like diverse workshops, theatre games, readings and even a museum! With exciting stuff to do all day, we promise you a week loaded with theatre.
You attend workshops, watch plays, be a Friend of Thespo or even help build the festival! Check out the Volunteer Form and come, join in! We love hosting anybody with an interest in performance art at Thespo!
Full Length Plays
After many weeks of travelling around the country watching every piece of youth theatre we could get our hands on, we have 4 plays from different corners of the country, bringing their A game to the Prithvi Stage. With our plays from Delhi, Lucknow, Ahmednagar, and Bombay, we’re so excited to see what new writing the youth of India have in store for us! Students discounts available at the Prithvi Theatre Box Office.
A space for alternative theatre in Prithvi’s black-box venue, Prithvi House, gives you the opportunity to get up close and personal with a theatre performance hardly a few feet away from you! Not only the performers who registered for Thespo, we also have two curated performances - one directed by a Brazilian theatre-maker, starring local talent, and another created entirely online! The future is now. Best of all: the shows are free.
Site specific work, fresh texts, and the cool wind from Juhu Beach. What more do you need?! The platform performances in the foyer of the Prithvi Theatre are free, and a great way to catch a breath of fresh air while you get your theatre fill!
Live Music Gigs
Who says theatre folk don’t know how to hold a tune? The live music section brings some foot-tapping symphonies to the rest of the festival. A great place to make new friends!
All the World’s a Stage, sure, but all the world’s also a school! Thespo brings to you a range of workshops, for actors, directors, scriptwriters, production managers and even for those looking to upgrade their tech-theatre skills! At rates like this, you’ll be here every day.
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