IHC Theatre Festival
New Delhi, Delhi NCR

IHC Theatre Festival

IHC Theatre Festival

The annual IHC Theatre Festival, launched in 2002, brings audiences an eclectic mix of classics, translations, adaptations and original devised scripts that showcase significant strands of theatre practice from across India. Around ten productions are staged at the event every year. In addition to the performances, there are film screenings, talks and workshops.

Platform’s Salesman Ramlal (2009), QTP’s The God of Carnage (2015), Patchwork Ensemble’s The Gentlemen’s Club AKA Tape (2016), Sandbox Collective’s No Rest In The Kingdom (2017), The Company Theatre’s Khwaab-Sa (2017), Aagaaz Theatre Trust’s Bhagi Hui Ladkiyan (2018) and Akvarious Productions’s Dekh Behen (2018) are among the popular plays that have been staged at the festival.

The festival, which was not held in 2021 owing to the pandemic, returns this year with ten productions. The line-up ranges from solo performances to large-scale productions, for all ages, from toddlers and to adults. On the bill for this edition are Patchwork Ensemble’s Shikaar, The Company Theatre’s Aaeen, Akvarious Productions’ What Planet Are You On?, Samanvay Dance Company’s Raavana – In Ten Minds, Mandali Talkies’ Mahanagar Ke Jugnu, Fats TheArts’ Strictly Unconventional, The Company’s Trunk Tales, Adishakti’s Bhoomi, Katkatha Puppet Arts Trust’s Wool Symphony and the Ujaagar Dramatic Association’s Hunkaro.

Other highlights include an interview with Adil Hussain and workshops on kalaripayattu (by dancer Harshal Vyas) and body exercises and breathing technique for theatre practitioners (by Adishakti’s artistic director Vinay Kumar).

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