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Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Oct'07: Theatre and Arts Appreciation Course at Ranga Shankara 

Ranga Shankara Theatre Festival '07 -- Theatre and Arts Appreciation Course
The Ranga Shankara Theatre Festival '07 is all set to enthrall theatre enthusiasts of Bangalore again in October! Fest '07 will see the introduction of a very special Ancillary Program on Theatre and Arts Appreciation that is designed on the lines of the well-known Culture Course at Neenasam, Heggodu. Mr. Manu Chakravarthy who has been curating the course at Neenasam for several years now will spearhead the program at Ranga Shankara too.
The program will deal with the following art forms:
Theatre - Mr. Chakravarthy will use four of the festival plays to discuss the aesthetics Theatre and its appreciation. There will be interaction sessions with the Directors of the plays.
Music - a well-known Carnatic music duo will present a concert followed by a discussion.
Painting - an artist of repute will demonstrate the basics of fine arts and its appreciation.
Literature to Cinema - A screening of a well-known movie based on a novel will be held followed by a discussion with the Author and Director.
This course is going to present an opportunity to the participant to get a holistic exposure to a way of appreciating and "seeing and listening" to the Arts.
A large chunk of the seats are for college students and professors. A limited number is earmarked for participants from the general public in the age group of 16 to 40. Colleges and public are requested to get in touch with Ranga Shankara either on phone (26592777) or on email (
The following are the details of the course:
Dates of the Course
20 th Oct -22 nd Oct and
26 th Oct - 28 th Oct
9:30 am - 6:00 pm on all days
The course includes watching 4 plays and 1 Movie, listening to a music concert, and participation in a session on Painting.
Course Fee
Rs. 1000
Will be communicated later; will be in and around Ranga Shankara
Medium of instruction
English and Kannada
Last day for confirmation
20 th Sep 2007
Mode of application
Please send your resume to along with a small note on why you want to do this course. Ranga Shankara will get in touch with you to confirm your registration.

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