“The Theater of the Oppressed as a catalyst for social change in India” – Lectures by Jana Sanskriti in Athens and Nafplio

Lectures – Discussion with Dr. Sanjoy Ganguly, Director-Animator-Writer, Sima Ganguly, Actor, and Sujoy Ganguly, Director-Animator, who lead the famous theater organization Jana Sanskriti in India.

Topic: “Theatre as a Catalyst of Social Change in India – The Jana Sanskriti and the Theater of the Oppressed in West Bengal,”.
Examples of social intervention from the forty-year course of the famous theater movement.

Athens, Friday 14 October 2022, 19.00 -21.00
Venue: Technochoros FABRICA, 125 Alexandrou Street, Athens 104 35

Nafplio, Monday 24 October 2022, 18.00 – 20.00
Arias Building, room A1, Department of Theater Studies of the University of Peloponnese

In Nafplion, there will be an experiential workshop with the students of the Master’s Program “Theatre and Society: Theory, Stage Practice and Teaching”, the undergraduate students, as well as selected theater professionals and members of theater groups.

Coordination: Christina Zoniou, member of the Department of Theater Studies, University of Peloponnese

The lectures are open to the public with free entrance.

Panhellenic Network for Theater in Education – Athens Office
Department of Theater Studies of the University of Peloponnese

Communication sponsor: Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA)

Information: 2106541600 – info@theatroedu.gr

Information about Jana Sanskriti on their website HERE