Media

25-May-2013
Deccan Chronicle | Understanding the Change Makers

Deccan Chronicle writes on Close Encounters, a series of talks Jagriti Theatre that help understand the Change Makers of India.

23-May-2013
Bangalore Mirror | A King and his Jujubee

Entertaining, interactive and laced with fun and laughter, Jujubee will leave both adults and children asking for more – Gita Dutt Make no mistake, Jujubee is a fun fest — for children and adults alike. Watching a children’s play in an auditorium with kids in abundance is an unmatched experience.

06-May-2013
The Hindu | A Feast for Kids

S. D. Jagriti Theatre will host The Kids Carnival 2013, featuring workshops, performances and other events Jagriti Theatre has announced its next endeavour: The Kids Carnival, 2013. On May 20, Jagriti will come alive with performances, workshops, music and stalls.

10-Apr-2013
Live Mint | The Story of an Idea

Pavitra Jayaraman Written in the 1950s, and based on the “Monkey trial” that took place in 1925, Inherit the Wind, a play written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, continues to be relevant today. The play, first staged in 1955, is the story of a schoolteacher, John Scopes, who is indicted for teaching Darwin’s.

05-Apr-2013
HBR Blog Network | How SAP Labs India Became An Innovation Dynamo

Jagriti and SAP have had many collaborations in the past. Here, Harvard Business Review‘s blog talks about V.R. Ferose, managing director, SAP Labs India, and his initiative to reduce SAP’s attrition rate. One of his ideas was to send employees interested in “brushing up on their communication skills” to a “theater located near the campus.

30-Mar-2013
Deccan Chronicle | When Dr Seuss meets the Bard

Peter Bloedel gives Shakespeare the ‘full Seuss treatment’ in his The Seussification of a Midsummer Nights Dream. Directed by Judith Roby Bidappa, who is making her comeback to direction through Tortilla Entertainment. Bidappa has strayed away from the usual theatre circles, opening the space up to amateur, part time actors instead.

Jagriti

Jagriti is a Performance Arts space dedicated to Theatre, Music, Dance and Comedy. Founded in 2011 by Arundhati and Jagdish Raja, the space has hosted several productions from India and around the world. A 200-seat theatre, built around a full-thrust stage, it is fully equipped to cater to both artistes and audience. The main stage is designed for intimate performances, with adjoining spaces for informal lectures and gatherings, and an attached restaurant- 'The Fat Chef'. Jagriti is owned and operated by the not-for-profit ART Foundation, a registered charitable trust.

The Rooftop - above the main auditorium is an open-to-sky space with a staging area that can accommodate about 50 people. A raised and walled off platform can work as a perfect area for puppet theatre. The Rooftop has a restroom and a pantry. 

The Terrace - alongside the auditorium, the Terrace can accommodate about 20 people as an informal gathering area.

Lumbini - extending out from the foyer, Lumbini has a stage and an open-to-sky terraced space for about 80 people.