Theatre Lab

Mandala Theatre-Nepal regularly conducts THEATRE LAB, a short-term theatre course for interested theatre learners. The course is usually carried out as a three month-long intensive training plus workshops covering basic principles and practices of theatre.

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Mandala Theatre-Nepal regularly conducts THEATRE LAB, a short-term theatre course for interested theatre learners. The course is usually carried out as a three month-long intensive training plus workshops covering basic principles and practices of theatre.

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Initiated by professional theatre practitioners, the class allows 15-25 participants in each season. As a production oriented three-month acting course, Theatre Lab produces at least one play by the end of each program.

HISTORY

Though THEATRE LAB is a short-term theatre training course for novice theatre artist. Mandala launched the first THEATRE LAB (known as the ‘zero batch’) in 2012 as a group practice among enthusiast theatre learners and artists. The first participants were a group of 35 art-lovers including theatre artists, film makers, poets, painters and writers, who were struggling in their own fields. The THEATRE LAB began as a cost–free and more interactive process as supposed to a theatre pedagogy. The one-week long training provided basic knowledge about acting along with dramaturgy, aesthetics, theories, production process and play direction. The participants prepared 6 different short plays as output of the workshop.

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After the event received a positive response and became reputed in field of theatre training, Mandala started the THEATRE LAB as its regular theatre class where novice artists can join and start their career as theatre artist. After the first group, THEATRE LAB has been more play-production oriented and successfully completed seven seasons.

Please visit this link to read about all the productions made by graduates of Theatre Lab Course.

WE ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED !

To support the Nepal Government’s ongoing efforts to minimize the spread of COVID-19 (Corona Virus) and for safety of all of us, Mandala Theatre will remain closed until 12th April 2020 (30th Chaitra 2076). All our planned activities like regular performances, workshops, training and other related programs are postponed until next notice.
 
During this time, our landline phone will not be picked up. However you can reach us via our Facebook page or email.
We request all of you to stay safe, healthy and follow the guidelines of authority strictly. Also, in this time of emergency, we urge you to only get updated information from official agencies or reputed medias and don’t panic over rumors.
 
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