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A play and a dance-drama — Kalamanch stages two main productions

MANIPAL: Kalamanch, the award-winning theatre and dramatics club of Manipal Institute of Communication (MIC), performed their two major productions titled ‘Sakharam Binder’ and ‘Surpayan’ on April 12 at Gangubai Hangal Auditorium at Manipal Centre for Humanities (MCH). ‘Sakharam Binder’, adapted from a Marathi play of the...

Tracing the Student Theatre Culture in Manipal

The second edition of the ‘Manipal International Literature and Arts Platform’ (MILAP) literature festival begins tomorrow on September 6 at the TMA Pai Halls in Manipal. This year, MILAP comprises a series of events that spans various genres, languages and unique art forms, with a...

Kala Manch retells Shakespeare

Manipal: Kala Manch, the theatre club of School of Communication (SOC), presented two Shakespearean plays ‘A Tempest’ and ‘Gulaab’, here at the Central Library Auditorium at Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) on April 14. While Tempest was a mixture of emotions with elements of seriousness, comedy,...

Kalamanch spreading awareness

Mangalore: SOC students and members of the club Kala Manch  put up a street play on Sunday, April 3 on the Panambur and Tannirbhavi Beach to spread awareness about beach cleanliness. The Street Play was performed for Abharan Jewellers....

Kalamanch goes big with Pygmalion

Manipal: Kalamanch, School of Communication’s (SOC) theatre club had its largest end semester production yet, when they staged ‘Pygmalion’ to a full house on October 31 at the Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) Library Auditorium. This was Kalamanch’s attempt to reach out to an audience beyond SOC....

Kalamanch pulls off their second meta-play

Manipal: Kalamanch, the dramatics club of Manipal Institute of Communication (MIC), presented their end semester production, ‘That Darn Plot’ at the MIT Library Auditorium on April 21. The story, once again enacted in the form of a meta-play, or a play within a play, revolves around...

Kalamanch performs Woody Allen’s ‘God’

Manipal: Kalamanch, Manipal Institute of Communication’s (MIC) theatre club performed Woody Allen’s ‘God’ at the MIT library auditorium on November 4. The story which is an adaptation of the 1975 comedy revolves around a writer called Hepatitis and an actor named Diabetes as they struggle helplessly...