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Thespo 15: We're almost there!

Posted on 9th Dec 2013

TODAY AT THESPO 15: 10 DEC 2013 Just one day left for Thespo 15, and what a day it was! Today’s three fantastic workshops were just the beginning of the brilliant stuff we can come to expect in the coming week. If today was anything to go by, this next week is going to be the best week any theatre-enthusiast could possibly hope for. Like they say, save the best for last, and with December comes Thespo. Come one, ... Read More

Thespo 15: Day 1

Posted on 12th Dec 2013

TODAY AT THESPO: 10th DEC 2013 And it’s a wrap! Day 1 of Thespo 15 has come to an end and it was everything we hoped it would be. The area around Prithvi café was almost unrecognisable in its new avatar of the ‘Nautanki ka Junction’ with Thespo volunteers all doing their best to look like the real “Coolie #1”. As always, day 1 proved to be the busiest with people constantly walking ... Read More

Thespo 15: Day 2

Posted on 12th Dec 2013

TODAY AT THESPO: 11 DEC 2013 After yesterday’s huge success, Thespo 15 was back for day two at Prithvi Junction. Today, we will be having the first of our Platform performances and we’re very excited. From morning to night, the fun never stops at Thespo – two workshops, a fringe and a platform performance, live band and a play. Phew! It’s never too late to be part of the festival, because we&rsq... Read More

Thespo 15: Day 3

Posted on 13th Dec 2013

TODAY AT THESPO: 12 DEC 2013 We’re half-way through Thespo 15! Now is when you should start panicking if you haven’t made it to the festival so far this year. Here’s a recap of the day’s events: Workshop | Starting Off: Idea To Treatment The inimitable Mahesh Dattani conducted this writing workshop for Thespo 15. He walked the participants through the basics of writing techniques – from... Read More

Thespo 15: Day 4

Posted on 14th Dec 2013

TODAY AT THESPO: 13 DEC 2013 We’re four days into the festival now, but it seems like just yesterday that Thespo 15 kicked off. It’s true that time flies when you’re having fun. Today is extra special because we have Natak Company, Pune, at the festival today. For those who don’t know, Natak Company has been returning year after year ever since they put up their first production, ‘Dalan&rsqu... Read More

Thespo 15: Day 5

Posted on 18th Dec 2013

TODAY AT THESPO: 14 DEC 2013 Finally we come to the day we’ve all been dreading – our last day at Prithvi. So far, we’ve seen some pretty amazing stuff at this year’s festival and we’re determined to meet this lofty benchmark today as well. Workshop | Creating DIY Environments Day two of Clerke and Joy’s workshop saw the same level of enthusiasm from the previous day. Prithvi Hou... Read More

Thespo 16: Day 1, 15th December 2014

Posted on 18th Dec 2014

Day 1 of Thespo 16 comes to a rather glorious end with two housefull workshops. Prithvi cafe and foyer are almost disguised under the Tamasha themed decor. We (especially the volunteers) couldn't have asked for a better day 1 since there were only 2 workshops and was not a very tiring day. But if you missed out on the Tamasha today, then fret not because we have another 6 days to go with every thing from Workshops to Play... Read More

Thespo 16: Day 2, 16th December 2014

Posted on 18th Dec 2014

After yesterday’s huge success, Thespo 16 was back for day two at Prithvi Theatre. The Performances started today and made the Tamasha rise to huge levels! From morning to night, the fun never stops at Thespo – two workshops, , live band,a fringe, a platform performance and a play. Phew! It’s never too late to be part of the festival, because we’re on until Sunday, the 21stof December. So head on o... Read More

Thespo 16: Day 3, 17th December 2014

Posted on 20th Dec 2014

We're now three days into the festival & if you haven't Plugged into the Tamasha yet, it's about time you did!Here's a recap of Today's events: Josephine Joy's workshop "Out of the box" - Staying true to the name of the workshop, Josephine's workshop quite literally was "Out of the box" as one of the exercises saw the participants occupying the prithvi foyer and improvising small acts in groups. The workshop gave an ex... Read More

Thespo 17 is on Wishberry!

Posted on 18th Nov 2015

This year, Thespo has joined hands with Wishberry to reach a wider audience for its crowdfunding initiative. We aim to raise 5 lakhs by the 1st of December, 2015 to bring in international projects to conduct workshops and create collaborative work with the youth of India. - Why do we need collaborative projects with international talent at Thespo? Collaborative work will not only provide young people with exposure to new... Read More