Theatre-Wallahs Set to Spark the Drama at Thespo Orientation Meet in Mumbai Theatre-wallahs rejoice, Thespo 17 is on its way!
Thespo 17, the one and only youth theatre festival in India is back with a bang, and is already creating a stir among the theatre-wallahs. The Mumbai orientation meet for the 17th season is scheduled for August 3, 2015 at 4pm at the iconic Prithvi Theatre. Then on, the Thespo wave reaches Kolkata, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Delhi and Pune through upcoming orientation meet-ups.
Thespo 17 extends a call for entries to everyone who is below the age of 25 years and possesses a heart that beats for theatre. Besides, this is also a perfect national level platform for those with talent in Acting, Direction, Music, Writing, Designing, Photography, or any other theatre related activity. Thespo urges the youth to break through the inertia of translating their interest to a constructive product and inspire the youth to DO.
The youthful orientation meeting at Mumbai will serve as the first step in the journey of Thespo to engage the budding and potential participants. Besides information sharing, these meets ensure every young theatre-lover gets to know there is a platform that cares for their talent as much as they do. While disseminating details of previous activities, the orientation meetings will elucidate how one can participate in India’s biggest movement for theatre-wallahs, the Thespo 17. Irrespective of the city of orientation, anyone from all over India can join in the movement, by either staging a play or participating in a short performance, a Mime, Poetry Reading or Monologues. One can even attend workshops, design posters, write articles for the Thespo Magazine or join the organizing team. In short, the orientation is just the right beginning the young talent is looking for, followed by an opportunity to showcase to the world their boundless flair for theatre.
The orientation meetings are a stupendous point of contact where talent converges under one roof and charts out the blueprint for some time-defining, cutting-edge theatre performances of the year. Thespo witnesses an overwhelming participation from the length and breadth of India who represent different cultures, vivid ideas, varied identities and art forms, but share one thing in common – their boundless love for theatre! The trademark Thespo buzz is infectious, one that nascent actors, dancers, musicians and writers wait for year after year. The thrill of experiencing the country’s most magnificent theatre extravaganza, coupled with an opportunity to interact, exhibit and enhance their talent and get noticed is what makes the young and talented, throng to Thespo.
Writers, Directors, Actors, Musicians, College Students, Youth Theatre Groups, Professional Theatre Groups, Journalists, Theatre Lovers, Thespo Alumni and Friends of Thespo (FOT), the gates are open for all to come and find out how you can spark the drama and carry on your young shoulders, the legacy of India’s time-honoured theatre-wallahs.
The Thespo 17 Orientation meetings designed and organized by QTP, under the aegis of its parent guardian Theatre Group Bombay will be held at eight cities across India which are Baroda, Nagpur, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Delhi and Pune. For more information, visit www.thespo.org. Registrations are open for young theatre enthusiasts under the age of 25, till September 01, 2015.