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Upcoming Workshops, Jams & Activities
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2021 CULTURAL CALENDAR
New Shows & Commissions
An interactive, one-on-one theatre performance on your phone, at your home.
Lifeline 99 99 is an absurd telephone line that interrogates a critical question that confronts us today – in the age of growing indifference and shrinking empathy, can one still create a genuine human connection?
Dial in for shows at 6PM, 7PM and 10PM IST every Saturday and Sunday of August 2021.
Available for audiences in India, United Kingdom and the United States.
Lifeline 99 99
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Improv News Hour
Given the ever-increasing state of confusion in the world, it’s not unreasonable to doubt whether the news you see on TV is real or made-up. Well, with this nostalgic news broadcast, you can be 100% sure that it is all made up!
A Nursery (Digital) Original show directed by Pratham Sarwate & Varoon P. Anand
Streamed live on Facebook.
A Walk, Interrupted
A new play by Varoon P. Anand that investigates the value of truth in a society oversaturated with news media content. Borrowing from real life incidents, a classroom of budding journalists research how facts become stories.
This project is being developed under First Draft, a writing program by Indian Ensemble.
A new play by Gaurav Singh that explores our relationship with the act of walking and the digital lives we carry with ourselves.
This script is being developed under Writer's Lab Mumbai, an initiative by G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture and Soho Theatre (UK)
Murder At The Paddington Tavern
A digital revival of Kaivalya Plays' famous interactive murder mystery now re-imagined for the online space.
This project is being adapted for a special show for the Chevening 2021 Scholars in collaboration with The Nursery Theatre (UK)
The Practice of Safety in the Performing Arts
An study into the aspects of physical, mental and legal safety and wellbeing for individual practitioners like actors, directors, facilitators and designers, among others, in their own practice or as part of a larger collective, in India.
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Collaborate with us
We work with India's leading corporates, schools, colleges, performers and institutions with tailor-made workshops to improve communication, foster team building, build safe spaces and create memorable experiences with theatre.
Some of our workshops include:
Storytelling with Theatre for Children (All ages)
Improv Theatre for Mental Wellness (Open to all)
Improv Theatre for Corporates & Working Professionals
Reducing Screen Fatigue with Improv Theatre
Improv Theatre for Performers (Basic & Advanced)
Creating Safe Spaces (Open to all)
Storytelling for Businesses & Brands
All our workshops are led by trained facilitators with clear takeaways. We can work with groups of all sizes, personalize the exercises as per the needs of your audience and conduct the session(s) online. We strive to create a positive experience for our partners.
We'd love to bring our practice to your institution.
Get in touch with us today
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"It isn’t everyday that I leave a theatre feeling confused and guilty about my actions towards friends or loved ones experiencing mental health issues. Unravel made me feel exactly that."
Mohini Gupta, June 2019
Kaivalya Plays is an independent group of Delhi theatre practitioners who seek to create more opportunities for women in theatre, mentor new talent and innovate theatre formats. Since 2012, the team is led by Varoon P. Anand as its Artistic Director and supported by Gaurav Singh as Production Manager.