There is a strange parallel between Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Angad in Valmiki’s Ramayan. Both are princesRead 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
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
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
Back by popular demand, this retelling of the Panchatantra is an exciting new exploration of the classic Panchatantra stories, the Blue Jackal, the Monkey and the Wedge. Read More
Come, experience songs and ragas that blend with the freshness and newness of the morning. Jagriti presents a new series of morning outdoor concerts at Lumbini!Read More
Adapted from Siddartha Mukherjee’s Pulitzer winning tome. The Emperor of all Maladies, Monsters in the Dark is about people – The people who have soldiered through fiercely demanding regimens to survive, the people who have endured with them and the people who have worked to increase our understanding of cancer.Read More
What started off as an experiment to paint on different medium as canvases, after years of painting on walls, fabric, paper, metal and wood, Nidhi wanted to paint on something that felt alive. Like wet clay with air passing through it, breathing and moving. From this came the exploration of painting on human bodies - A living, breathing canvas. When Padma came across Nidhi’s Breathing Canvas project, she was intrigued. Would it be possible to take away the male gaze, the lover’s gaze and see these bodies that hold a million stories? Could she tell their stories through the art that Nidhi was creating on these women’s bodies? Read More
Lady Anandi is a documentary theatre performance by Anuja Ghosalkar.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.