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Appropriating Ravan: Design to Blunt a Radical Symbol

By Arunoday Majumder
A packed Kamani Auditorium in New Delhi thundered with applause as Ravan addressed Sita, the wife of Ram. The moral opulence of the demon-king and the ethical poverty of the god-king lay bared to the audience. The occasion was the opening performance of Ravan ki Ramayan – a play written and directed by Atul Satya Kaushik.

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Joy, self-confidence, and trust: teenagers’ experiences in theater

By Ursula T. Estrada
El Telon’s pedagogy is based on the principles of respect, mutual trust, group spirit, and play – the main ingredient of all exercises. Every session is designed so that each exercise leads progressively into the next, developing each individual’s expressive abilities. As children get to know each other through play, an environment of trust is created among them.