FINAL Participation list of MANDALA’S DRAMA SCHOOL

Mandala Theatre-Nepal publishes the final participant list of Mandala’s Drama School. After a rigorous selection process including application form review and interview. Mandala has selected 16 applicants (8 male and eight female) out of 161 application entries from all over the country. The selected participants will be invited to be the first batch students of Mandala’s Drama School.

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Mandala Theatre-Nepal publishes the final participant list of Mandala's Drama School. After a rigorous selection process including application form review and interview. Mandala has selected 16 applicants (8 male and eight female) out of 161 application entries from all over the country. The selected participants will be invited to be the first batch students of Mandala's Drama School.

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Mandala Theatre-Nepal publishes the final participant list of Mandala’s Drama School. After a rigorous selection process including application form review and interview. Mandala has selected 16 applicants (8 male and eight female) out of 161 application entries from all over the country. The selected participants will be invited to be the first batch students of Mandala’s Drama School.

Mandala’s Drama School

Under the program ‘Theatre Schooling for Social Change, Conflict Transformation and Peace Building,’ Mandala Theatre is going to host a one and a half year-long residential theatre training program starting after the lockdown in Kathmandu, Nepal. The program combines acting training and participatory theatre work with methods of conflict transformation and peace-building.

The program combines acting training and participatory theatre work with methods of conflict transformation and peace-building. It is a synthesized theatre course prepared by experienced national and international artists, peace workers, and teachers from Mandala Theatre-Nepal. A mixture of aesthetical contents together with tools to work on social issues, the curriculum creates an opportunity for experienced and novice theatre learners to sustain their artistic skills, talents, and capacity by shaping it in structured methodology, which will also allow them to intervene in fields of peace-building and conflict transformation. The curriculum will be facilitated by expert Nepali and foreign artists and teachers.

The training is a fully-funded opportunity for its participants. All the selected students will be provided with a scholarship that contains tuition fees, food and accommodation, required materials, field visit costs, and performance payment. They will be taken through extensive sessions of theoretical and practical processes that support their peer learning in one of the most fun ways.

The training will be started virtually will invite selected participants later when the government officially allows the training and programs to run.

Overview of the selection process:

TOTAL APPLICATION ENTRIES: 161

TOTAL VALID APPLICATIONS: 150 (Female-25, Male- 125)

TOTAL SHORTLISTED: 42 (Female- 17, Male- 25)

TOTAL SELECTED: 16 (Female-8, Male- 8)

Selected Participants

SN

NAME

1 Sarita Kathayat

Kohalpur, Banke, Province 5

2 Bishnu Maya Pariyar

Chhayanath Rara, Mugu, Karnali Province

3 Pasang Lamu Sherpa

Maiwakhola, Taplejung

(Currently in Damak, Jhapa) Province 1

4 Samriddhi Nepal

Baireni, Dhading, Province 3

5 Diksha Chaudhary

Jhorahat, Morang, Province 1

6 Susmita Pokharel

Lahan, Siraha, Province 2

(Currently in Itahari, Sunsari)

7 Kashi Ghale

Ghalegau, Lamjung, Gandaki Province

8 Sumitra Pehim

Madhumalla, Morang, Province 1

9 Pradip Dhungana

Gaindakot, Nawalparasi, Gandaki Province

Currently in Bharatpur, Chitwann

10 Sanjay Bishwakarma

Chulachuli, Ilam, Province 1

11 Shiva Pariyar

Besishahar, Lamjung, Gandaki Province

12 Niraj Chaudhary

Barabardiya, Bardiya, Province 5

13 Hang O Hang Rai

Temkemaiyum, Bhojpur, Province 1

14 Anil Kurmi

Ramgram, Nawalparasi, Province 5

15 Akash Nepali

Jorayal, Doti, Sudur Paschim Province

16 Aditya Narayan Mishra

Durga Bhagawati, Rautahat, Province 2

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