Theatre Experts Ananth Mahadevan and Adil Hussain will share their Theatre Experience
During the lockdown Chai-Wai & Rangmanch has organised a series of live sessions by theatre practitioners.
Mumbai, 20th July 2020. Coconut Theatre has organised a series of live online sessions on “Chai-Wai & Rangmanch” platform. The sessions are live on the Coconut Theatre official Facebook Page at 6 PM Indian Standard Time.
According to a press release Veteran Actors, Award-Winning Playwrights & Directors, Make-up Specialists, Music Composers, Designers, Choreographers and Technicians share their memorable experiences, as well as their life-changing inspirational moments. This collectors’ item is an invaluable tool for any aspiring Theatre Student, Amateur Theatre Artist[e]s, Writers, Directors, Music Composers, Choreographers, Make-up Artists, Designers, Technicians and Theatre Groups and everyone connected with the theatre fraternity. In Coming days Ananth Mahadevan, Adil Hussain, Apara Mehta and many other Guests speakers will do their sessions which will be beneficial to all theatre practitioners.
Managing Director of Coconut Media Box LLP. Mr. Rashmin Majithia shared that Due to Covid-19 and worldwide lockdown, overall 2020 has been a devastating year for the entire world especially for the Theatre Industry which believes in live acts. These informative sessions keep the theatre audience entertained and active. These sessions are freely available to all and no registration is required.
Upcoming sessions are with, Padma Shri & Sangeet Natak Akademi Awardee Waman Kendre (Ex-Director – National School of Drama) (25th July), Padma Shri Awardee Shri Balwant Thakur (18th July), Writer Director Subhash Ghai(31st July), Theatre & Bollywood Actors Shreyas Talpade(28th July), Ananth Mahadevan (24th July) and Adil Hussain (26th July), Singer and Actress Pallavi MD (20th July), Famous Actor Sumeet Raghavan (17th July), Theatre Personality T. S. Nagabharana (22nd July), Prakash Belawadi (23rd July), Popular Actresses Apara Mehta (19th July), Jigna Vyas (21st July) and on-going.
According to release Mr. Rashmin Majithia is a Renowned Industrialist and also A Producer of Coconut Theatre, is going to do the last session (108th) of the first season of “Chai-Wai & Rangmanch – 2020”. He will share his views as a Theatre Producer considering the current situation and his thoughts for starting the online theatre activity which shows his passion for performing arts. He will also take this opportunity to thank all the Indian and International Guest Speakers who have given their precious time for this initiative.
Producer of Coconut Theatre, Mr. Rashmin Majithia shared that “Chai-Wai & Rangmanch – 2020” is the biggest online initiative. Renowned Veterans from Theatre Industry Padma Shri & Sangeet Natak Akademi Award Winner Smt. Rita Ganguly, Shri M. S. Sathyu, Shri Bansi Kaul, Shri Manoj Joshi, Smt. Neelam Mansingh, Shri Satish Alekar, Shri Dadi Pudumjee and Sangeet Natak Akademi Award Winner Smt. Dolly Ahluwalia, Prof. Ashok Bhagat, Shri Prasanna, Shri Suresh Sharma (Director – National School of Drama), Shri Amod Bhatt, Smt. Anjana Puri, Smt. Neena Tiwana, Shri Sanjay Upadhyay, Smt. Rohini Hattangady, Smt. Nadira Babbar, Smt. Himani Shivpuri and Stalwart participants Rajat Kapoor, Sharman Joshi, Rajpal Yadav, Makarand Deshpande, Mahesh Dattani, K.K. Raina, Lillete Dubey, Rakesh Bedi, Sonali Kulkarni, Raghubir Yadav, Lubna Salim, Darshan Jariwala, Siddharth Randeria, Ila Arun, Aanjjan Srivastava, C. Basavalingaiah, Alok Chatterjee, Salim Arif, Saif Hyder Hasan, Asif Ali Beg, Ranjit Kapoor, Tiku Talsania, Sachin Khedekar, Sandip Soparrkar, Vijay Kenkre, Nina Kulkarni, Jayati Bhatia, Suchitra Pillai, Vipul Mehta, Jimit Trivedi, Rajoo Barot, Ramesh Talwar, Kuldeep Singh, Chandrakant Kulkarni, Kewal Dhaliwal and Saumya Joshi, many other senior Theatre experts have done their sessions.
Global Theatre Experts have been added to Coconut Theatre’s repertoire, seeing Artistic Director Bruce Guthrie from UK (Head of Theatre & Film at National Centre for the Performing Arts – Mumbai), Artistic Director Jonathan Hollander from NYC, USA, Actor & Director Mark Wakeling from UK, Theatre Director Amr Kabeel Egypt, Choreographer Ingri Fiksdal from Norway, Writer-Director David Woods from Australia, International Production Designer Neil Patel from USA (Production Designer of Mughal-E-Azam The Musical), Megan Furniss – Playwright from South Africa, Actor-Director Glenn Hayden from Australia, Writer, Actor, Director Jessica Litwak from California, USA, Writer-Director Ana Cândida Carneiro from the USA, Three Times Tony Award Winner Scott Pask from USA, Actor & Director Motshabi Tyelele from South Africa and World-Renowned Writer-Director Jeff Baron from the USA also have done their sessions.
“The objective is to connect entire Theatre Fraternity LOCALLY & GLOBALLY be on one platform to emphasize avenue of learning also to build a career. Our vision is to achieve 108+ sessions by 3rd August 2020. This archive will be available shortly on Coconut Theatre YouTube Channel with no cost.” Shared by Mr. Rashmin Majithia.