Theatre Development

The Seagull Foundation for the Arts

Grant Period: Over five years

For the production of the Seagull Theatre Quarterly (STQ) and the creation of marketing and fundraising capabilities that would enable the journal to become self-supporting over time.

Koothu-p-pattarai Trust

Grant Period: Over three months

For preparatory work towards the development of a strategic plan to strengthen the governance, work culture, public relations and fundraising capabilities of a theatre group.

Koothu-p-pattarai Trust

Grant Period: Over two years

For implementing the strategic plan of a theatre group, which had received an earlier grant for preparatory work, to reach new audiences, improve management and public relations, and generate income through performance tours, workshops and training programmes.

The Seagull Foundation for the Arts

Grant Period: Over two years

For the publication of a national theatre quarterly that gives priority to the voice of theatre practitioners, documenting their creative processes, theatre practices and oral histories.

The Seagull Foundation for the Arts

Grant Period: Over three years

For preparatory research towards a travelling exhibition on the life and work of Nirode Mazumdar, considered by many to be an important and unfairly ignored figure in modern Indian painting. The study will also result in catalogues and publications for use in galleries and art schools, and the marketing of an audio-visual package.

Rang Vidushak

Grant Period: Over three years

For consolidation and dissemination of a clown theatre methodology. Training workshops for theatre groups in the Hindi-speaking belt will result in new productions, a theatre network and additional performance venues. Concurrent workshops will be held with undertrials and disadvantaged children.

Koothu-p-pattarai Trust

Grant Period: Three Years

For development of actor-training processes and consolidation of a repertoire of productions, which would contribute to non-formal education in rural areas and create a larger audience base for contemporary theatre in the state.