Adishakti’s Source of Performance Energy Workshop – June 2017

Greetings from Adishakti! The next “Source of Performance Energy Workshop” is from  Thursday 22 June to Saturday 1 July, 2017. Registrations are open! Here is a link that will give you all the information you need. http://adishaktitheatrearts.com/workshops/adishakti-workshop-for-actors/ Warmly, Adishakti Team

Theatre: “All My Sons” is coming

From The Auroville Theatre Group: ALL MY SONS, by Arthur Miller, is COMING ... May 5, 6 and 7th at 7:30 pm, CRIPA Garden (behind CRIPA), Kalabhumi, Auroville. American playwright Arthur Miller's first, great play about family, ethics, money and love ... "Everything was being destroyed, see but it seemed…

The Three-Maskmen

The Three-Maskmen (And Where is Tamanna?) Play performance April Sun 16th / Mon 17th @ 7:30 pm New Last School campus (near Kalabhumi) A comedy play written by Dyuman and produced by Last School students during the 2016-2017 school year. A gang of clumsy thieves are trying their luck again…

MUSICALITY IN A BODY

Indianostrum Théâtre is delighted to present MUSICALITY IN A BODY A theatre workshop by Jean-Jacques Lemêtre of the Théâtre du Soleil, Paris Dates: 25th, 26th March 2017 Time: 9am to 2pm Venue: Indianostrum Théâtre, Pondicherry. Fees: INR 2000 About the workshop: The workshop is open for all. You can be…

Intensive Theatre Workshop “The memory of…!“

The Memory of...! An intensive 10-day theatre workshop for actors, writers and musicians in order to explore the theme of Partition, Migration and Exile via improvisation, storytelling, sound, movement and music. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The Goethe-Institut I Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai and Kolkata are organizing workshops for actors, play-writers and…

LA FORTERESSE MENTALE – “THE MENTAL FORTRESS”

he French Pavilion Presents LA FORTERESSE MENTALE - “THE MENTAL FORTRESS” A selection of French Texts from Mother and Satprem, read in FRENCH ONLY With Céline, Christophe, Frédéric and Vers’Haut Directed by Céline Four bodies, four voices, four personalities are offering to your understanding the first chapter of “La genese…

Citizen One

MWARNING! Do Not Watch The Office of Progress has been made aware of the presence of a subversive theatrical production. DO NOT WATCH THIS PERFORMANCE: SUBVERSIVE MATERIAL TITLE: CITIZEN ONE Citizens are advised to avoid this performance at the following coordinates: WHEN: 8pm, SATURDAY MARCH 4 WHERE: KALABHUMI AMPHITHEATRE You…

My Burning Heart

Booking is required. Please email to francesca@auroville.org.in Saturday 25th of Feb 7:30 pm At the Library

Remembering Veenapani Festival – Weekend Three

Dear Friends, We are very encouraged by all the fabulous responses we have been receiving from audiences, performers and well-wishers. It has been truly magical to see our theatre evolve into a fresh space with a new energy and new articulation every evening. Thank you all for making this happen…

2nd weekend of Rembering Veenapani Festival 2017

The first weekend of our Remembering Veenapani festival shows was received with applaud and packed houses! We would like to thank all the those involved for make our opening weekend so cheerful. ‘Remembering Veenapani’ will platform commendable performances for the next three weekends of February as well. This month-long weekend…

Monkey and The Mobile

Date: 28th and 29th January, 2017 (Saturday & Sunday) Time: Play starts at 7 pm Venue: Adishakti Theatre Contact: 0413 2622287 / 09487514962 Entry Free

My Burning Heart

Performed by Francesca Directed by: Moghan 14 th and 15 th Jan at Cripa Booking is required: francesca@ auroville.org.in

Physical Theatre Workshop: 2-day intensive

An intensive for those with or without experience in theatre, this workshop will introduce participants to aspects of physical theatre through practice, including ensemble work, voice, impulse play, and acrobatics. Discover what stories, rhythms and colours you can access through your body and learn to use your physicality as a…

Call for Support – Adishakti

Dear Friend, Under the powerful guidance of our teacher Veenapani's undying spirit and tangible energy, Adishakti's wings have been consistently expanding in terms performances and programs. Over the past two years we have successfully programmed national and international performance tours, hosted performances and residencies on campus, conducted SOPE workshops and…

Water – The Madras Players

Bharat Nivas & The Madras Players present Komal Swaminathan's "Water" Directed by P.C. Ramakrishna Translated by S Shankar from the Tamil Play "Thanneer Thanneer" ‘Water’ is set against the backdrop of the parched village of Athipatti in Tirunelveli district where a stranger arrives. How this man stirs this village into…

Land of Ashes and Diamonds

Synopsis : The play depicts the journey of a story along a chain of storytellers and spirits spanning places, cultures and languages. From the hollow ruins of post-war Europe to the remote villages of India and the war-torn shores of Sri Lanka, we learn of a simple tale of hope…

Puppet Workshop

Upcoming Puppet Workshop on 1/12/2016, meant for ART Teachers, theater teachers, or other interested teachers... These are puppets for shadow theatre and paper theatre. Please spread around your crowd! sabine for Gabriel.  

1/3 A Play

Indianostrum Theatre presents 1/3 A Play In Tamil with English subtitles  on November 25, 26 , 27  @ 7pm

Academic Genius Brothers

Performed at unpredictable intervals in the amphitheatre of Auroville's Visitor's Centre, the Academic Genius Brothers' performances may question taste, but packs the house. Like a review of Aurovilian events and foibles, AGBs allows a sometimes over-serious community to laugh at itself. The fact that the show often generates anger and…

The Unicorn Collective

The Unicorn Collective is based in Auroville, south India. We are an interdisciplinary collective, striving towards collaborative work of high artistic excellence that ignites the imagination of ourselves and our audience. Transformation of the ordinary to the extraordinary. Our members come from the worlds of physical theatre, music, puppetry, dance,…

Adishakti @ IGNITE

Warm Greetings from Adishakti. We are so thrilled to be participating in the prestigious Ignite Festival organised by GATI in Delhi and Jaipur this week. Nimmy Raphel will be performing Nidravathwam, a play that is written and directed by herself under the creative guidance of our dear Veenapani Chawla. 3…

Public Speaking & Theatre Workshop

Overcome your fear of public speaking, improve your personal communication skills and have fun in this drop-in workshop. The workshop is part of the PROSKILLS Auroville Apprenticeship Program Communications Program designed to offer skills training to anyone who would like to develop their skills. WHERE: CRIPA WHEN: 2.30pm - 4.00pm,…

Adishakti activities this year

from Adishakti: Dear Friends, With great joy filled in our hearts, we invite you to any or all of these events that we will be involved in this year. Thank you for all your support and prayers. Warm Regards Adishakti Team

Source of Performance Energy workshop

Greetings from Adishakti! We are happy to announce our "Source of Performance Energy" workshop this November 2016. Our workshops are the result of almost 30 years of research and investigation into ancient knowledge systems by Veenapani and her Adishakti team. The unique performance methodology uses breath, notions of physical and…

Indianostrum Theatre fund-raising evening

Dear Friends, Greetings from Indianostrum Theatre! As you are aware we are running the theatre space of Indianostrum since January 2012. This was not possible without your generous support - as much as 50% of our budgetary expenses are covered by donations from patrons like you. We would need your…

Goethe-Institut International Coproduction Fund

Deadline: October 30, 2016 Website: https://www.goethe.de/en/uun/auf/mus/ikf.html?wt_sc=ikf A new International Coproduction Fund from the Goethe-Institut has rolling deadlines for applications through 2016-2018 for joint productions in theatre, dance, music and performance art planned between professional partners in Germany and elsewhere in the world, with presentation in at least one country. International…

Blank Page

Greetings from Adishakti! We are delighted to invite everyone for Sunil Shanbag's "Blank Page" at Adishakti on Monday 15th August, 2016. Time: 7pm Duration: 55 mins Venue: Adishakti, Edayanchavadi Road, diagonally opposite to Hope Cotact: 0413 2622287 / 9487514962 Entry Free! It would be our pleasure to have you for…

Run and Play

Yatra Theatre Team presents Run and Play (Odi Vilaiyadu) written & directed by Yatra Srinivasan Friday, 12th August, 2016 7.30 p.m. Sri Muthumariamman Temple Square, Kuilapalayam

intensive theatre workshop by Clara Bauer

Indianostrum théâtre invites you to participate in an intensive theatre workshop by Clara Bauer, a theatre director from Europe. dates : 19, 20, 21 august 2016. time : 8 am to 11 am and 5 pm to 8 pm Place : Indianostrum theatre, Pondicherry Please call for more details 09578302087…

Source of Performance Energy workshop August 2016

Greetings from Adishakti! We are happy to announce our "Source of Performance Energy" workshop this August 2016. Our workshops are the result of almost 30 years of research and investigation into ancient knowledge systems by Veenapani and her Adishakti team. The unique performance methodology uses breath, notions of physical and…

Le tableau des merveilles

Le Pavillon de France présente: "Le tableau des merveilles" de Jacques Prévert Le 14 juillet à 19.30h @ Vistor Center “C’est un spectacle spectaculaire et d’une beauté si belle, d’une emotion si émouvante que les mots me manquent pour vous en parler, à moi, dont c’est pourtant le métier de…

Mix The Play

 Mix the Play is an interactive video platform that sees the British Council collaborate with one of UK's most popular theatre's The Old Vic Theatre. We invite you to create a scene from one of Shakespeare's most loved plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Using film samples and effects, you can control a…

Shakespeare’s 400th

from The Auroville Theatre Group: Here we are celebrating Shakespeare's 400th Death Anniversary on April 23rd at CRIPA. That's Macbeth, by the FOTONS from Bangalore, directed by Pankaj Tewari. Devi and Sumit in The Tempest. Savithri and Rachel in The Merchant of Venice. Sumit in Julius Caesar Savithri and Vinu…

Katkatha Puppet Arts Trust seeking intern

The Katkatha Puppet Arts Trust in Delhi is one of the foremost puppet companies in India and they are offering an opportunity for a documentation intern, following the creation of a new piece. You might remember they came to Auroville to perform About Ram about two years ago. Great chance…

The Musical Body

Indianostrum Théâtre is delighted to present THE MUSICAL BODY A theatre workshop by Jean-Jacques Lemêtre of the Théâtre du Soleil, Paris. Date: 4, 5, 6, 7 August 2016. Venue: Indianostrum Théâtre, Pondicherry. Registration open Now. The workshop is for actors, dancers, singers and musicians, and anyone who is interested in…

Source of Performance Energy workshop

Greetings from Adishakti! We are happy to announce our "Source of Performance Energy" workshop this June 2016. Our workshops are the result of almost 30 years of research and investigation into ancient knowledge systems by Veenapani and her Adishakti team. The unique performance methodology uses breath, notions of physical and…

theatre workshop with Jill in Goa

A theatre workshop by playwright, screenwriter and director, Jill Navarre will be held on May 27 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at ICG, co-organised by The International Centre Goa and The Samraat Club of Panaji. It is free and open to public. For inquiry call 8698672080 or email pro@incentgoa.com.…

Thank you from Adishakti

from Adishakti We thank you all! Dear friends, supporters, donors, trustees, participants and audience members for being with us and seeing us through the ‘Remembering Veenapani‘ festival last month. We dreamed for a month long festival in the name of our teacher, Veenapani Chawla to celebrate our memory of her.…

Remembering Veenapani 2016 festival – concluding weekend

Greetings from Adishakti We feel so humbled by the magnanimity and openness of all performers and guests who have come to be a part of our festival, REMEMBERING VEENAPANI 2016 and celebrate with us. This festival is a celebration of our beloved teacher Veenapani's work, life and art on the…

TCT’s Piya Behrupiya and Sandbox Collective’s How Cow Now Cow

Remembering Veenapani 2016 will host TCT's Piya Behrupiya and Sandbox Collective's How Cow Now Cow this weekend. Hello from Adishakti So many stories and cups of chai doing the rounds at the round tables. So much life, beautiful music and lights at our Remembering Veenapani Festival. We would like to…

Shakespeare’s calling

FOR SHAKESPEARE'S 400th ANNIVERSARY APRIL 23rd at CRIPA, 7:30 pm Our plans continue to grow, more people, more enthusiasm, more great ideas ! For those of you who would like to try a speech of Shakespeare's, we will have copies of famous monologues available for you! Try it and see!…

Remembering Veenapani – Weekend Two

We are so happy let you know that our "REMEMBERING VEENAPANI” Festival kick started last weekend with much enthusiasm and energy amongst participants and audiences at our beautiful space, Adishakti. This Festival is a celebration of our beloved teacher Veenapani's work, life and art on the occasion of her birthday…

Auroville Theatre Group celebrates Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary

The Auroville Theatre Group is planning to celebrate Shakespeare's 400th anniversary on Saturday, April 23rd by revisiting scenes and monologues from the 5 plays that have been performed in Auroville: The Tempest, Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night and Romeo and Juliet. Any Actors from these plays who would…

Remembering Veenapani – a month-long weekend festival

from Adishakti: Dear Friends, It has been nearly two years since Veenapani left us. But she left us her guiding spirit, her tangible energy and her commitment to excellence. And Adishakti has been growing in leaps and bounds in terms of performances, programs and incessant growth. To celebrate the undying…

Shards of American South Cut Bengaluru

from The New Indian Express: By Anshuman U Shastry BENGALURU: Tennesse Williams’ part-autobiographical play, The Glass Menagerie, set in the late 1930s financially-troubled America is very relevant to today, says theatre artist Jill Navarre. Directed by Navarre, it was staged in Rangashankara recently by the Puducherry-based Auroville Theatre Group. “I…

Tracks of the Unicorn

Promenade Performance : A journey into the fantastical Friday Mar 11 & Saturday Mar 12 Where : Meet at the security booth opposite Solar Kitchen, at the entrance of Maha Lakshmi Park When : Walk starts at 17.30h Parking : Solar Kitchen Bring your torch :-) -- Sarah Cattani Journalist…

Adishakti performs Ganapati in 5 cities

Dear Friends, We at Adishakti would like to wish you a Happy New Year. May this year be filled with enriching and prosperous experiences for you and your loved ones. Thank you for all your support and good wishes last year. Your encouragement helped us jump in line with a…

Past is Present

Dear Friends, Greetings from Adishakti! We are delighted to invite you for a performance “Past is Present” that Adishakti is hosting on the 5th (Friday) and 6th(Saturday) of February, 2016.

The India Theatre Program

from Adishakti: Dear Friends, We are very happy to announce that Adishakti will be hosting "The India Theatre Program" a residency program by The Drama School, Mumbai in its campus. If any body is interested please write to Ms. Ragini Khushwaha at itpcoordinator@thedramaschoolmumbai.in and kindly spread the word, with your…

One Thing Show

Jan 15, 2016 / 08:00 PM Visitors Center One Man follows One Thing into a quest for perfection that leads towards the lethal end. A journey shared with an audience and followed by a comic relief. No words, no decor, no mercy. Action only. Human saga by a single object.…

Maayak Komalikalin Jalakkannaadi

Kalai team invites you for a play in Tamil, director Mr.Murugaboopatih's new production, "Maayak Komalikalin Jalakkannaadi" Illusional Clowns’ Mystique Mirror Tuesday 12/1, at 7:30pm at the Sri Aurobindo Auditorium in Bharat Nivas.

Therukoothu and Theyyam performances

Dear Friends, Greetings from Adishakti! We take immense pleasure in inviting you for the Therukoothu and Theyyam performances which are scheduled on the 30th December and 1st & 2nd January respectively. Please find below the poster which has more information about the performances. All are welcome for the shows!  …

musical instruments wanted

from Alliance Française: Dear friends As part of the creation of the Théâtre du Soleil in residence in January, their musician, Jean-Jacques Lemêtre is looking for musical instruments to accompany rehearsals. If you have musical instruments that are traditional or western and you would be glad to lend them to…

The Glass Menagerie

THE AUROVILLE THEATRE GROUP presents THE GLASS MENAGERIE by Tennessee Williams The play is introduced to the audience by Tom, the narrator and protagonist, as a memory play based on his recollection of his mother Amanda and his sister Laura. Because the play is based on memory, Tom cautions the…

Call for dance / theatre / music projects

MUSÉE DE LA DANSE / THÉÂTRE DE LA VILLE / LG ARTS CENTER CALL FOR PROJECTS: 4TH EDITION Registration deadline: January 15, 2016 Competition rules and registration form on: www.danse-elargie.com/en YOU WANT TO DEFEND AN EXTENDED IDEA OF DANCE? You think that with the pretext of organising a competition, it…

Dance Improvisation and Composition Workshop

Play Practice Research with Abhilash Ningappa Thursday and Saturday, Nov 26 and 28, 2015 Thursday 4 - 6 pm Saturday 5-7:30 pm @ CRIPA, Kalabhumi The Workshop will focus on Improvisation, working on fundamentals like breath, speed and energy, involving the core structure of the body influenced by different methods…

Marta Cicionesi – set designer

Marta Cicionesi is a freelance set designer for theatre, dance and opera. Born in Italy in1963, she grew up in Auroville, India 1968-1980. She has realized more than 100 productions in Sweden, Italy, France, USA, India and Finland. She has specialized in creating sceneries of great pictorial suggestion, often through…

The Tenth Head @ Jagriti

Greetings from Adishakti We are so delighted to let you know that we will be performing our latest production The Tenth Head The last play directed by Veenapani Chawla and written by Vinay Kumar The performances will run from Friday, 30 Oct to 08 Nov, for a total of 11…

École Nomade – Travelling School – in Pondicherry

Indianostrum Theatre along with Alliance Française de Pondicherry, Puducherry Tourism and the French Embassy, are excited to announce that Ariane Mnouchkine, Europe’s foremost experimental theatre director, and twelve members of the radical collective Théâtre du Soleil, are bringing their École Nomade to Pondicherry. The workshop is open to all –…

Theatre Research Program

Theatre Research Program in Auroville, India 2 November­ - 22 December Headed by Jay Emmanuel Masters in theatre and creation, Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Paris Bachelors (with high distinction), Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Perth Participating actors and performance artists:​ Clara Henry, Sunniva Styrvold, Jay Emmanuel and actors/dancers of Adishakti,…

Made in Ilva

MADE IN ILVA (The Contemporary Hermit) by Instabili Vaganti Made in ILVA (The Contemporary Hermit) is a masterpiece of physical theatre exploring the impact of the biggest steelworks in Europe on the environment and surrounding population. Made in ILVA (The Contemporary Hermit) is an innovative example of “contemporary bio-mechanics”, an…

Stay at Adishakti

Greetings from Adishakti. We hope that you are doing well and experiencing joy in all of your life’s endeavours. Since the year 2015 is slowly edging towards the holiday season, we are delighted to let you to know that we open-heartedly invite you, your friends and family for an enjoyable…

inside out acting workshop

at CRIPA, starting Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 2nd and 3rd for 4 weeks ... Wednesday from 10 – 1:00 Thursday from 11-1:00 a) Preparation Of The Body for Acting · Warm up · Exercise · Rhythm · Meditation b) Fundamental Elements of Acting · Action & Reaction · Movement &…

Under the Mangosteen Tree

‘Under the Mangosteen Tree’, at Adishakti laboratory of Theatre Arts and Research, Pondicherry on 18th and 19th april, 2015 at 7 pm. The shows are non-ticketed and all are welcome. PERCH, CHENNAI PRESENTS UNDER THE MANGOSTEEN TREE - 
A PLAY IN ENGLISH (BASED ON THE SHORT STORIES OF VAIKOM MUHAMMAD…

Remembering Veenapani

A month-long festival at Adishakti to celebrate Veenapani Chawla's birth anniversary on April 5 FEATURING KIRTANA KRISHNA JAZZ CONCERT SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 7 p.m. Original compositions performed by jazz singer Kirtana Krishna.     RAJA SUYA YAGAM AND PRAHALATHA CHARITHRAN THERAKOOTHU PERFORMANCES SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 9:30 p.m. Arulmigu Sri Iyyappan…

Improvisation workshop with Abhilash Ningappa

Improvisation and composition workshop: Play Practice Research: Abhilash Ningappa March 24 and 25, 2015 @ CRIPA 10-12 Noon Workshop is focused on Improvisation working on fundamentals like breath, speed and energy, involving the core structure of the body influenced by different methods of kalari payattu and other martial arts combined,…

Chinese Cultural Evening

Chinese Cultural Evening in Auroville time: Tuesday 3rd March, 7.30 – 9.00 pm venue: Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas Tai Chi Show Beijing Opera Chinese folk songs Chinese Cheongsam show Chinese Drama stunt – Sleeves show Sichuan Opera stunt – Face Changing Chinese food will be shared @ Unity Pavilion…

The Mirror and The Mask – Commedia dell’arte workshop

The Mirror and The Mask a Commedia dell'arte workshop conducted by Giovanni Pampiglione Giovanni Pampiglione is a director, actor, educator, and writer. He studied at the Sapienza University in Rome and at the Directing Department of the National Theater Academy in Warsaw. In 1980, he created L'Atelier di Formia, where…

Schaubühne Berlin in Chennai

from Goethe Institute Chennai: We cordially invite you to our forthcoming theatre play: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE brought to you by the renowned German Theatre Schaubühne Berlin time: Tuesday 24th February 2015, 7 p.m. venue: Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall, Chennai. The complimentary entry passes are available at…

Ronald Rand’s ‘Art of Transformation’ workshop

RONALD RAND’s ‘ART OF TRANSFORMATION’ WORKSHOP Feb. 14, 2015 at CRIPA, 4:30-7:00 pm to attend, call Jill at 9486416173 A great way to have play and learn how to unleash creative impulses through the joy of improvising play, imagination/movement exercises and theater games. We’ll explore how to overcome the “inner…

The Merchant of Venice

The Auroville Theatre Group invites you to our exciting new production of "The Merchant of Venice" by William Shakespeare, January 21, 22 and 23, 2015, 8:00 p.m. at the Visitor's Centre. The cast includes: Savithri Maya as Portia, Jeremy as Bassanio, Swar as Antonio, Rachel as Nerissa, Jerry as Gratiano,…

Veenapani Chawla – obituary in AurovilleToday’s latest issue

Article in AurovilleToday's latest issue: Passing: Veenapani Chawla Theatre artist Veenapani Chawla, one of Auroville’s most dynamic neighbours, passed away on November 30 after suffering a heart attack following a pulmonary embolism. She was only 67 years old. Veenapani was the founder, artistic director and managing trustee of the Adishakti…

Nangiar Koothu – Traditional Sanskrit Theatre

Nangiar Koothu Traditional Sanskrit Theatre Story: "Raaghavasamvaadam" Performer: Dr. Indu G Mizhavu: Kalamandalam Ratheeshbhas and Kalamandalam Manikandan Edakka: Kalanilayam Rajan Thalam: Kalamandalam Sangeetha Greenroom Assistant: Nepathya Srehari Chakyar Guru: Margi Madhi Chakyar At Adishakti, Sir Ratan Tata Koothu Kovil Edyanchavadi Road, Diagonally opposite Hope Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at 7…

the odd couple

a play by Neil Simon Two suddenly single pals — a sloppy sportswriter and a fastidious news writer — strain their friendship by turning roommates and unconsciously repeating the same mistakes they made in the marriages they just left. time: 12th, 13th and 14th of December at 8 pm sharp!…

Veenapani Chawla – obituary notice

from Adishakti: Our beloved Veenapani passed away Sunday morning at 11 a.m. We ask you to join us in our prayers for the beautiful soul.   Our heartfelt condolences from the Auroville Art Service Team.   article from The Hindu: Theatre world mourns Veenapani Chawla Veenapani Chawla won the Sangeet…

Moonfool – Dance Theatre

Moonfool is a new devised performance which celebrates the moon and all things lunar. It is, at the outset, a love story - the kind of tale which we vicariously feed on - of difficult love, of impossible love, of a love that cannot be – and it is this…

Land on Fire

Adishakti presents: Land on Fire A play directed by: Julia Varley (Denmark) Actress: Carolina Pizarro (Chile) Stage Manager: Karin Ahlström Co- producción: Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium (Denmark) / Triskel Artes Escénicas (Chile) A work that explores the concept of travel rooted in a land of memories of a female imaginary: a land…

Oh My Sweet Land

from Adishakti: Oh My Sweet Land A Young Vic / Théâtre de Vidy-Lausanne co-production Conceived by Corinne Jaber Written by Amir Nizar Zuabi time: Friday, November 7, 2014, 7 p.m. No entry for latecomers Duration: 1 hour Admission Free – all are welcome! place: Adishakti, Sir Ratan Tata Koothukovil, Edyanchavadi…

General Disorder Meeting (inc. PLAN B)

Dear Resident, You are hereby instructed to attend the following compulsory, non-interactive, non-participatory: GENERAL DISORDER MEETING WHEN: 8pm, Saturday October 25 WHERE: Visitors' Centre WHY: Not? HOW: Good question. WHO: The Genius Brothers Assembly Committee Sub-group WARNING! Attendance at this important meeting is compusory and failure to participate will be…

Kerala Week at Bharat Nivas campus

Bharat Nivas campus invites you for a Kerala Week, to coincide with the Onam Festival that happens at this time of the year. This mini-fest brings together dance, folk theatre, Kalaripayet and drums, as well as films and presentations on its cultural journey and contemporary art spread across different venues.…

Somewhat Like A Balloon

Just Theatre presents ‘Somewhat Like a Balloon’, a devised performance. A boy wakes up one morning to find his father missing, and begins a journey from home in search of him. Directed by Vinod Ravindran.       time: 9th August at 7 pm place: Adishakti Theatre, Edayanchavadi Road, Auroville…

triple theatre week-end

Adishakti will present three of their latest theatre plays on the coming week-end at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium. Saturday, 2nd August 2014, 8 pm The Tenth Head Sunday, 3rd August, 2014, 7 pm Nidravatwam followed by Hanuman Ramayana find more details on the posters below (click to enlarge)  

The Pondy Street Show

It happend on Saturday, May 24th at Gandhi Thidal, Pondicherry. Initiated by the Auroville Art Service & INTACH Pondicherry with the support of the Puducherry Department of Tourism.

actors’ workshop at Adishakti

Greetings from Adishakti! ​W​e are happy to announce that our Actors' workshop "Source of Performance Energy" will be conducted from 15th to 25th of June 2014. Since we have limited seats available, do let us know at the earliest to block your slot. Warm regards, ​Vinay Kumar   www.adishaktitheatrearts.com

Writers’ Bloc 4 – residential playwriting workshop

32 playwrights have emerged. 32 exciting new plays created. 3 successful festivals. 100 rocking shows. British Council and Rage once again bring the Royal Court Theatre, London, to town. Presenting Writers' Bloc 4 The only playwriting programme in India with the script at the centre of the theatrical process. Send…

The Tenth Head

On the 7th and 8th of May at 7pm Adishakti will show a new version of its latest production The Tenth Head. We invite you to view it. For those who might come from places far away from Pondicherry, such as Chennai or Bangalore, we offer you the show, dinner…