Sunaad presents Mandukya Sant Vani, a confluence of the Mandukya Upanishad and the poetry of saints across India. Combining Hindustani classical music with theatre and movement, this show illustrates the shlokas of the Upanishad through the lived experiences of the saints. Read More
A powerful politician's son gains power. A young girl becomes an activist. Two lives that run in parallel. What happens when they finally intertwine? Written in 2001, Poile Sengupta's riveting and hard hitting play remains as devastating in its relevance as it was seventeen years ago.Read More
“When Gregor Samsa woke one morning from troubled dreams, he found he had turned in to a giant insect.” This iconic line opens Franz Kafka’s famous work – Metamorphosis. It is the story of Gregor Samsa who wakes up one morning as an insect, becomes an inconvenience to his family and remains locked in his room where he ultimately dies. Read More
Gimme a Key! – Jagriti’s Western Music Festival will host professional performances by some of the biggest names in the Western Music circuit of Bangalore. The morning shows over the weekend will host performances by upcoming artistes from music schools across Bangalore, giving them the opportunity to perform in the intimate space of Jagriti (Tickets for morning show - Rs. 250)Read More
What defines the Modern Indian Woman? "Dolls" delves into 10 personal stories - part real, part fiction all through 10 women and the sum of their experiences. Sometimes we seek way too much inspiration from idols and heroes at a distance. Read More
Once you hop on at the platform of change into the compartment of mental health awareness, it takes you through the stations of support systems, past the fields of coping mechanisms, to the town that gets its name - Kirukku Nagaram - from society's labelling & stigma. Read More
‘Kira Kozhambu’ is a storytelling-performance in Tamil based on folk tales by Ki Rajanarayanan. Very simple in form and light and humorous in content, this play can engage both children and adults alike. 3 performers take you on a wild journey through a kaleidoscope of stories featuring a self-important eagle, a confused chicken and a lucky snake amongst others.Read More
This retelling of the Panchatantra is an exciting new exploration of the classic Panchatantra stories, the Blue Jackal, the Monkey and the Wedge. Filled with shadow play, music, storytelling and physical theatre, this show will definitely excite you to revisit these stories if you have grown up reading them and is a great way to introduce children to the wonderful tales and character of the Panchatantra.Read More
Funtastic Four is a comedy event which happens every month at Jagriti Theatre. The show features four superheroes from Bangalore, who all have basically one superpower- to make you laugh till you drop. It is a one-of-a-kind comedy show which promises to tickle your funny bone. Come treat yourself to a day of laughs with the Funtastic Four! Read More
They are everywhere. Sprung up like mushrooms. Tall, squat, spacious, tiny. Worlds unto themselves. Apartment blocks, of course! Societal Woes is about people in an apartment block. You know them well. They will make you laugh, squirm, retch and want to run away! But you can't. Because when you reach home they will be there - in the garden, in the lift, in the kid's playground. They just won't go away!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.