Programme Schedule
The Metta International Theatre Festival will be held from 18th to 24th September, 2016. Central theme of the dramas would be ‘Metta’ i.e. enriching friendship and peace in the society on the principle of Equality, Liberty, Fraternity and Justice. The content of the drama or play should highlight social issues such as inequality, injustice,discrimination (Class, race, caste, religion, gender, nationality) and to suggest how peace could be achieved.
 
Inauguration Ceremony
7 pm

Performance play
"Dear Children,
Sincerely.......
"

(English)

Writer - Director
Ruwanthie De Chickera.
Stages Theatre Group
Srilanka & Rwanda
8 pm
 
 
Director's meet
Ruwanthie De Chickera.
11 am to 1 pm

Performance play
"Nkatikuloni "
(The Other Woman)
(Portuguese)

Writer - Director
Joaquim Sebastião Matavel
Grupo de Teatro Girassol
from Mozambique
7pm
 
 
Director's meet
Joaquim Sebastião Matavel
11 am to 1 pm

Master class by
Prof. Ram Gopal Bajaj
(Former Director, NSD, Delhi)
2 pm to 5 pm

Performance play
"Veteran Fighters"
(French)

Writer - Director
Simphor Gervais Kpignon
Les Perroquets Group
From Central African Republic
7 pm
 
 
Director's meet
Simphor Gervais Kpignon
11am to 1 pm

Workshop on
Cycle Theatre by
Akram Firozi
(Theatre Activist, Hyderabad)

Performance play
"At a Dead End in the Open Sea"
(Russian)

Writer - Director
Hayk Sekoyan
Theatre for Changes Group
from Armenia
7 pm
 
 
'Rangvedh' Seminar
'Social Responsibility of Theatre Person'

Inauguration by
Dr. Jabbar Patel
Chief Guest
Prof. Avinash Dolas
10 am to 11 am

Key note address by
prof.Waman Kendre
(Director, NSD, Delhi)
11.30 am to 1 pm

Writer's session
Premanand Gajvi
(Chairperson), Shaafat Khan,
Sanjay Pawar
Sambhaji Bhagat
Hoyk Sekoyan
2 pm to 4 pm

Performance play
" Akkarmashi "
(Hindi)

Writer - Director
Lokesh Jain
Mandala Group
from New Delhi, India
7pm
 
 
Director's Session
Dr. Jabbar Patel
(Chairperson), Atul Pethe,
Shushma Deshpande,
Tushar Bhadre
Sulakchhayan Bharti
11 am to 1 pm

Actor's Session
Dr.Sharad Bhutadia
(Chairperson),
Dolly Thakur,
Ashok Lokhande,
Sarita Giri,
2 pm to 5 pm

Observation & Validictory
Dr. Mangesh Bansod
Chairperson),
Shridhars Tilve,
Prof. Dr. Anil Sapkal,
Anagha Deshpande,
Kamal Waghdhare
Ramchandra Shelke,
Sandhya Rayate

Performance play
"A Woman Alone"
(Hindi)

Writer - Director
Arvind Gaur
Asmita Theatre Group
from New Delhi, India
7pm
 
 
Validictory Session

Performance play
"Boksiko Ghar "
(House of Witch)
(Nepalese)

Writer - Director
Sulakshyan Bharati
Mandala Theatre Group
from Nepal
7 pm

 
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