Theatre with Shadow

The workshop would consist of several creative activities like- developing stories, preparing appropriate sets and props for creating shadows, exploring both the medium- onstage acting and shadow puppetry. With the rendition of two different mediums, a piece would be prepared at the end of the session

Name of the Participating Artists - Santanil Gangully

Bio - "Santanil Gangully has been JHALAPALA’s director & played his role for the same with utmost care & sincerity.Being the director of JHALAPALA for twenty two years Santanil Ganguly directed 26 plays only in Jhalapala. Attended Augenblick Mal! 2015, a Theatre Festival for Children and Young Adults in Berlin, Germany as a delegate from India on behalf Goethe Institute, Kolkata, India.
He is the grantee of India Foundation For Arts for two consecutive years. He was Executive Committee Member of Assitej India for 2019-21. Sri Gangully is not only a director but shows his interest in story telling and script writing for both theatre (like ‘Tuntunite Tuntunalo’,’ Abyartha Lakhyoved’, ‘Gachh Amar Bondhu’, ‘Tager galpo’ `Littu’etc.) and short films (like ‘Living Tall’, ‘Touch’, ‘Ali-Jaan’ etc.) His articles have been published in different eminent magazines of Kolkata & suburb, such as Pryaag, Arabdha, Sobuj Patra, Sishu Mon, Natya Patra’ Rasatol etc. As story teller he has always grabbed attention from home to Bookaroo. Santanil Ganguly is an extra ordinary and vicious reader of Bengali literature. The stories get another dimension by the way he presents it.

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