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Here is all that we're upto these days, delivered on a screen near you!

Sign up for one of our free sessions or purchase tickets for our next workshop, performance and activity. We are running online programs as well as in-person programs in New Delhi. 

Take a look below and pick something you fancy!

CALENDAR

Upcoming Workshops, Jams & Activities

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  • May 21, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+5:30
    Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi, 48, Hanuman Rd, Hanuman Road Area, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
    Un club de cultura para leer, analizar y explorar guiones de teatro y literatura dramática de latinoamerica.
  • May 26, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM GMT+5:30
    Kaivalya Plays Studio, DDA Site No 1, New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110060, India
    Play fun games, be spontaneous, create stories and put your improv muscles to practice in our in-person improv jam. Open to all levels of experience!
  • May 30, 10:30 AM GMT+5:30 – Jun 12, 12:30 PM GMT+5:30
    Kaivalya Plays Studio, Plot 206, DDA Site No. 1, New Rajendra Nagar.
    A 2-week in-person theatre workshop for children aged 8 - 12 years old in the heart of New Delhi, India.
  • May 30, 4:30 PM GMT+5:30 – Jun 11, 6:30 PM GMT+5:30
    Kaivalya Plays Studio, Plot 206, DDA Site No. 1, New Rajendra Nagar.
    A 2-week in-person theatre workshop for teenagers aged 13 - 17 years old in the heart of New Delhi, India.
  • Jun 15, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM GMT+5:30
    Zoom Meeting
    An open-to-all online session where we get together and play fun improv theatre games.

2022 CULTURAL CALENDAR

New Shows & Commissions

#digital #filmed #hindi

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A digital revival of the greatest literature piece in Incan origin, translated from the original Quechua language into Hindi.

This show was commissioned by the Embassy of Peru in India and supported by the Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi. The production was shot in September 2021 with social distancing protocols, having been rehearsed and developed remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Available for audiences worldwide from February 13th 2021 onwards.

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#audio #interactive #athome

Lifeline 99 99

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? 

Available for audiences in India and across the world.

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#improv #live #comedy

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.

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In Development

#originalwriting 

#headphonetheatre #binaural

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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)

#interactive #murdermystery

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)

RESEARCH PROJECT

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


(M) +91 9818925599

(E) team@kaivalyaplays.org