Gravitas. Respect. Heck, just some quiet, even! ? For music audiences and performers alike, Bangalore doesn't have too much to offer in the way of these 'basics', eh? Well, scratch that. Beginning with a music festival last year, the Jagriti Theatre (one of the city's premier locations for serious dramatic events) is now on the map for music. Huzzah! Now there's a formal, dedicated space (no F&B, no yakety-yak, just a focused, listening audience) for music.Read More
Revanta presents a Bharatanatyam programme with a unique new repertoire comprising of both the traditional the modern. Staying true to the classical form, yet exploring modern themes that are relevant to society today, Revanta redefines gender roles, upturns the deva-bhakta paradigm and tells contemporary tales of long distance relationships, the environment and its destruction and globalisation.Read More
MoonArra Indian Classical, Jazz and World Fusion is an ensemble based in Bengaluru, India. Founded by Jagadeesh & Madhuri, MoonArra means “three streams” and was formed in 2006 as a fusion of the interaction and collective influences of Indian Classical, Jazz and World Music Influences of its members. As part of its explorations and to collaborate and connect with musicians and audiences worldwide, MoonArra are also ambassadors of culture bringing the message of peace and harmony, goodwill and tolerance in today’s environment.Read More
The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe.Read More
Meet Manto as he delves into his life, childhood, family & friends, facing persecution, self-ridicule, depression, being broke, helplessness, drinking, Hindi cinema, satire, irony, hypocrisy, sadness, strife and moral decay. Read More
It is Manya’s dream to be Shere Khan in her school play, The Jungle Book. She knows all the dialogues backwards and she’s sure there cannot be a more fierce Shere Khan. But her classmates, who make fun of her stammer and her English teacher don’t think so.Read More
A tribute of Simon and Garfunkel by Ananth Menon and Vedanth Bharadwaj. Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel were childhood friends who learned to harmonize with each other and went on to become one of America’s favourite musical acts of the 60s, and their songs remain popular to this day. They also released a single called Hey Schoolgirl under the name Tom and Jerry which saw a modicum of success, but after the poor reception of their debut Simon and Garfunkel album Wednesday Morning 3 am, the duo disbanded, only to reunite year later when a remix of the track The Sound of Silence achieved chart success. Plagued by personal issues and artistic differences, the duo finally parted ways four albums later in 1970, with 10 Grammy Awards to their credit. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in 1990.Read More
A Bellyful of Paradise - The original play is called Jeppe on the Hill. It is by the foremost dramatist of Denmark, Ludvig Holberg, a contemporary of Moliere in France, and a prolific writer in his time in several genres.Read More
In a world, not too far ahead of now, where algorithms and machines have propelled humanity into an era of unprecedented prosperity and order, an obsessed professor of ancient history, Dr. Arnold Dorje, knows that something is not quite right. Read More
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. 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.