Natrang introduces Forum Theatre in Jammu
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Natrang- the premier professional performing arts institution of the State brings a new concept Forum Theatre to Jammu through an international theatre workshop being conducted by Devika Ranjan, who has come all the way from Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA to conduct the theatre workshop at Natrang Studio Theatre Jammu.
This workshop which is currently in progress in Natrang will conclude on Sunday, the 17th of July, 2016 where Natrang actors will perform forum plays about issues that are prevalent in Jammu.
After viewing the plays, the audience will have the opportunity to offer and test their own ideas on how to solve the conflict.
Giving details about this new concept being introduced in Jammu by Natrang, the Director Natrang Balwant Thakur informed that Forum Theatre uses drama to create dialogue and conversation within a community.
Introducing the versatile, Devika Ranjan, Balwant Thakur informed that Devika has been very kind for having come from Washington to conduct this exclusive workshop with Natrang actors.
A student of School of Foreign Service of Georgetown University Washington DC, USA, Devika is the President of Foreign Service Academic Council and Deviser/Co-Director of Generation WH (Y) Theatre, Doris Luke Foundation.
She has been credited for having received Davis Projects for Peace Fellowship 2016, Lisa J.Raines Fellowship-2015, improving the Human Condition Grant from the School of Foreign Service-2015, first place in it’s not enough to refrain from injustice Symposium-2015, Doyle Engaging Difference Fellowship 2015-16 and International Service Award-2014.