Ninasam Articles

Malathi Madhava

Malathi Madhava

Synopsis The play is set in the city of Padmavati. The king desires that his minister's daughter Malati marry a youth called Nandana. Malati is in love with Madhava ever since she saw him and drew his portrait. Madhava reciprocates, and draws a portrait of her in...

Atta Dari Itta Puli

Atta Dari Itta Puli

Synopsis   Tirugata is a repertory of Ninasam established in 1985. A group of 20 ex-students of Ninasam Theatre Institute formed every July, rehearse that season’s plays and travel all over the state for almost a year. Performing almost every day with roughly 120...

Training

Training

ನೀನಾಸಮ್, ಹೆಗ್ಗೋಡು ಹಾಗೂ ಸಂಚಿ ಫೌಂಡೇಶನ್ ಜೊತೆಯಾಗಿ ನಡೆಸುವ ಕಿರುಚಿತ್ರ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರ ಮೂರನೆಯ ವರ್ಷದ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರಕ್ಕೆ ಮತ್ತೆ ಸಿದ್ಧವಾಗಿದೆ. ೨೦೧೭ನೇ ಇಸವಿಯ ಜನವರಿ ೨೧ರಿಂದ ೨೬ರವರೆಗೆ ಹೆಗ್ಗೋಡಿನಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆಯಲಿರುವ ಈ ಸನಿವಾಸ ಶಿಬಿರಕ್ಕೆ ಈಗ ಅರ್ಜಿಗಳನ್ನು ಆಹ್ವಾನಿಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದೇವೆ. ಡಿಸೆಂಬರ್ ಹದಿನೈದಕ್ಕೆ ನಿಮ್ಮ...

Ninasam Documentation 2016

Ninasam Documentation 2016

In 2015, Sanchi Foundation joined hands with Ninasam to document three Kannada plays. We wanted to document these Kannada plays and present it to the world community of theatre connoisseurs and academicians. Plays were recorded in HD with were subtitled in English....

Oresthis Purana

Oresthis Purana

Synopsis Some of the main themes explored by Greek Tragedies are the Concept of State and the Disputes between Statuses. These frictions sometimes surface as a physical tussle and sometimes become a struggle between representative mindsets. On one side we have...

Tartuffe

Tartuffe

    Synopsis Orgon’s family is up in arms because Orgon and his mother have fallen under the influence of Tartuffe, a pious fraud (and a vagrant prior to Orgon’s help). Tartuffe pretends to be pious and to speak with divine authority, and Orgon and his...

Gunamukha

Gunamukha

Synopsis The renowned Persian Emperor Nadir Shaw lived for about 60 years (1688–1747). Beginning his invasion of India (then, the Hindustan) in 1739, he defeated the Mughal army at the battle of Karnal in 1740, and captured Delhi. Lacking in fidelity and morality, the...

Ninasam Documentation Project

Ninasam Documentation Project

Karnataka has had a long history in theatre. However, there has not been much systematic audio-visual documentation of plays. Sanchi Foundation decided to partner with Ninasam, a premier theatre school in Karnataka, for a documentation project. Three productions of...