On Originality: Insights from Jehan Manekshaw, Founder-Director of Drama School Mumbai

On the recent conversation in our community about originality, adaptation, translation, credit, plagiarism. Moving forward with honesty and integrity A few weeks ago Yuki Ellias posted a question on Facebook. You can read her entire post here. Yuki is a director, actor, pedagogue and one of the most respected theatre-makers in the industry. She spoke specifically about The Company Theatre’s Detective Nau Do Gyarah and its selection by the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) jury as a...


Between the Lines: Priyanka Babbar in conversation with Sunil Shanbag

Theatre-maker and story-teller Priyanka Babbar caught up with Sunil Shanbag between rehearsals and shows to talk about directing this year’s DSM Production – Rakt Kalyan, his theatre practice and a few things in between. Image Courtesy: Indian Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty   PB- How was the directing experience at DSM? SS – Interesting, exciting… very rigorous and very demanding. On day one itself, I made it clear to the students that we are not going to hide...