Delhi Tourism & NSD Are Organising A 10-Day Theatre Festival For Children This June!

by Shreya Rathod
Delhi Tourism & NSD Are Organising A 10-Day Theatre Festival For Children This June!

Theatre and drama are respected art forms and the Indian government has a special institute dedicated to them. The National School of Drama (NSD) is a famous institution where students learn theatre skills. In fact, several great actors are alumni of this institute! And they are hosting a special event for children where they can learn these skills from the professionals themselves. Here’s what you need to know about the theatre festival in Delhi.

Delhi To Organise Theatre Festival For Children

This 10-day celebration will take place in Delhi at Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti next to Rajghat and will start on June 15, 2023. The theatre festival is a project of the Delhi Tourism Department and the National School of Drama. Since school is out for the summer, the festival strives to provide kids with an opportunity to develop their creative skills. There is nothing better than learning acting and theatre skills from the professionals of the National School of Drama. Children from 8 to 16 years old may attend the festival.

In addition to receiving instruction from experts, kids can attend these seminars for free! In addition to promoting tourism in Delhi, the children will also learn new skills. However, the organisers will select 150 children to participate in the workshop.

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According to the website of Delhi Tourism, the last date of registration is June 9th.

National School Of Drama In Delhi

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The National School Of Drama, popularly known as NSD, is a theatre training institute in India. The purpose of setting up this institute was to upscale and promote professional acting in the country. Over the years, several great actors and personalities have been a part of this acting school. Some of them are Irrfan Khan, Anupam Kher, Neena Gupta, Naseeruddin Shah, Satish Chandra Kaushik, Pankaj Tripathi, Piyush Mishra, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and others.

They have an extension programme that connects them to other regional theatres. Through a series of carefully theatrical workshops, the school has been providing training and producing plays alongside theatre professionals all around the nation.

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Through joint initiatives under this strategy, they also forge connections with a sizable number of theatrical ensembles and organisations that are doing admirable work in the locality.

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