Animesh Garg, a third-year student from the School of Communication, is a genius in filmmaking with works shown at the Cannes Film Festival at such a young age. ADA Dramatics in association with MILAP gave a platform for all the enthusiasts to interact with the man himself.
Aaina Dramatics’ electrifying street play featured an impish Narad Muni, stressed-out college students, and of course, the villainous media. Read on to find out more about ‘Media Par Var-Aaj Ka Samachar’.
Mimes, improv, films, plays, and more—Dramebaaz housed all things theatre under one single roof. With large audiences, great performances, and interesting ideas, the events entertained and delivered the right messages.
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.
‘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.