Indian Ensemble was invited to the IIHS Publics talk series on 22nd October at IIHS Campus, Sadashivnagar, where excerpts from the play ‘Algorithms’ were read followed by a discussion on the history of the technological present and the way it is represented in theatre, sci-fi, comics etc. The conversation was moderated by Aditi Surie and on the panel were Padmini Ray Murray and Chanakya Vyas.
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Our new play ‘Algorithms’ premiered at Ranga Shankara on 16th October’2018. The play will now travel to Belagavi and Udupi in January and February’2019 as part of Lokasanchara by Ranga Shankara followed by shows in Mumbai and Bangalore.
Chanakya Vyas took over as the Artistic Director of Indian Ensemble on April 2nd ‘2018. He was the Associate Artistic Director at Indian Ensemble since 2015.
Vivek Madan joined as the Executive Director in Dec’ 2016.
Mayura Baweja joined as a Dramaturg on the next production titled ‘Algorithms’. Mayura Baweja is an actor, writer, director based in Bangalore since 2015. She has been engaged in theatre work, performance practice and film in India, U.S., and Singapore for over a decade.
‘Muktidham’ won two awards at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards ‘ 2018 held in New Delhi.
Best Original Script – Abhishek Majumdar
Best Supporting Actor – Kumud Mishra
We congratulate the entire team for being a part of this journey and to India Foundation for the Arts for supporting us in the making of the play and helping us reach out to audiences across the Northern part of India early this year.
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