Bhabikal Theatre Group has announced its online theatre classes, to commence from 1st June, 2021. The theatre organization has come up with this initiative amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, that has put everything on halt yet again.
Silchar has been a city of cultural activities and high arts. Banga Bhawan, Gandhi Bhawan or Rajib Bhawan always saw huge audience until the pandemic had hit hard the city last year. It had put the whole cultural fraternity and their activities on an absolute halt. "Creativity could never be house-arrested, it finds its way through all adversities", quoted the press release, issued by Bhabikal Theatre Group. Thus, they announced their free of cost, online theatre classes.
The Press Release further informs that the moderator and faculty of the initiative will be the Director of Bhabikal Theatre Group, Santanu Paul. In addition to him, popular theatre personalities from India and abroad will be on board as visiting faculties. The press release stated that the visiting faculties, confirmed to be on board so far, are Salim Arif, Adrija Das Gupta, Gulista Alija, Sejuti Bagchi, Sanjay Kar, Dr. Debashish Bhattacharjee, Dr. Dipendu Das and Murali Basa.
The theatre classes are scheduled tentatively on every Tuesday. The induction programme is scheduled on 31st May, 2021. Around 50 participants have already registered and the application is still open for registration.