Dramebaaz brought theatre and film into the spotlight with Curtain Call and Lights, Camera, Action. Teams competed with trailers of their work for the opportunity to present their plays and movies during the fest.
Muchos En Uno was a four-play event by ADA that focused on pertinent social issues. ADA tried to get their message across using engaging and humorous plays. The evening’s line-up ranged from satirical sketches on the traditional Indian household to romantic thrillers, while also incorporating a supernatural-themed play with darker undertones to it.
Rashōmon by ADA, in association with Betaal, is a Yakshagana remake of the Japanese classic directed by Akira Kurosawa. The play was beautifully sculpted by ex-MIT student, Abhinav Grover, and was performed as one of several acts under MILAP, Manipal University’s literary and arts festival. Read on to find out more.
“Rorschach Touch is a nuanced piece that sheds light on intimacy and questions gender-related ideas ingrained in our minds since the early years of our life”. With Diya Naidu and her team taking up an unconventional, yet effective art form to test the mental state of their subjects, the audience was left in awe at the end of the performance.
Being a campus brimming with cultural diversity and incredible creativity, the celebrations at MIT are always something that we here look forward to. Read on to take a peek at this colourful aspect of MIT.
‘Laugh until your belly hurts and then laugh just a little bit more’ Dramanon’s Comikaze-VII took this as a challenge and succeeded with excellent plays infused with impressive humour.
ADA’S Pagla Ghoda ensured the audience of a bold display of stark emotion. A tantalizing play, the stage swiftly changed color. along with the characters, over the course of the hour.
A set of two plays, put on by Aaina Dramatics, explores the flaws inherent in the archaic societal worldview prevalent in India. Witness an account of Aaina’s endeavours to open the audience’s eyes to blatant hypocrisy, using stellar acting and incredible music to tell its tales.
“The horror, the horror…” Marlon Brando in ‘Apocalypse Now’ (1979) The Land of Kashmir – Paradise on Earth, or abyss? The land, where thousands of western as well as Indian tourists go looking for beauty and serenity, is paradoxically famous for its instability and terrorism, caught
Mortimer: Aunt Abby, how can I believe you? There are twelve men buried down in the cellar and you admit you poisoned them. Abby: Yes I did. But don’t think I’d stoop to telling a lie. In a world where insanity is the norm, the