Panchatantra Retold - Three stories with a twist

Panchatantra Retold - Three stories with a twist

Ticket Price: ₹ 400
Duration:60 mins
Age:5 years and above
Director:Rebecca Spurgeon
Presented By:Ameet Bhuvan
Bhavana Rajendran
Shlok Menon
Spatica Ramanujam
Swetanshu Bora
Location:JAGRITI, Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Road, Whitefield, Bengaluru, 560066
Event Date & Time
Fri-25-Aug | 06:30 PM
Sat-26-Aug | 03:00 PM
Sat-26-Aug | 06:30 PM
Sun-27-Aug | 03:00 PM
Sun-27-Aug | 06:30 PM

This retelling of the Panchatantra is an exciting new exploration of the classic Panchatantra stories - the Blue Jackal, The Monkey and the Crocodile and 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 characters of the Panchatantra.

Catch the show to find out how the Blue Jackal got blue, what happened to the mischievous monkey and whether the Crocodile managed to eat the Monkey's heart.

About the Director

Rebecca Spurgeon is an Actor, Singer, Teacher and Director. She has a degree in English Literature from St. Xavier’s, Mumbai and has trained in Western Vocals and Western Classical Piano in Bangalore and Mumbai.

Rebecca began acting in 2005, performing at Thespo where she won twice for her role in Dattani’s Tara. Since then, she has acted in over 25 productions. Her recent productions include All About Women and The Worker’s Bible which she directed for the Jagriti Season 2015. When not on stage, Rebecca has handled stage and light design and has worked as Festival Director and Tour Manager.

She has also taught drama for over 5 years, and continues to volunteer as a curriculum consultant for a Rural school program. Rebecca Spurgeon currently works at Jagriti as Education Co-ordinator.


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.