(Last Updated on : 03-08-2013)
in Northern India encompasses the magical evolution and the development of the drama of the region. Theatre Companies in New Delhi
aims to manifest and above all to express the realisms of life theatre in India became a weapon of the mass than a mere art form. In Delhi also theatre had a purpose. Just not scaffolding the emotions, theatre in Delhi teamed with the various theatre companies in Delhi during independence became lot more pragmatic. However, the concept of theatre gained a boost in Delhi with the establishment of the National School of Drama
(NSD), India's premier theatre training, at New Delhi
back in the year 1959. Shri Ram Centre for the Performing Arts is one famous art house at Delhi.
Theatre Companies in Himachal Pradesh
are the organisations, which deal with the sponsoring of theatre in Himachal Pradesh. Playing a significant social role, these Theatre companies in Himachal Pradesh look into the technical aspects of theatrical performances in the state. With the passing decades, theatre in Himachal Pradesh has become popular entertainment form and an inevitable part of community life. Tibetan Institute Of Performing Arts is one exemplary theatre company at Himachal Pradesh
Renowned Punjabi Theatre actor Tera Singh Chan brought an innovative twist to the Theatre Companies in Punjab
. The theatre of Punjab flourished mainly in the twentieth century and presently, it has extended to all parts of India, Pakistan, UK and Canada. The amateur companies mainly do the performances in Punjabi Theatre. Thus, the particular companies hardly come at the forefront of recognition. Punjabi theatre mainly showcases 'western drama' with a realistic and communally oriented drama, having close relation with Sanskrit drama. Punjabi folk materials are also an integral part of the Punjabi Theatre that is well exploited by the Punjabi theatre companies. The eminent Punjabi Theatre actor Sh Tera Singh Chan played an important role in establishing Indian People's Theatre Association
, while another Punjabi theatre playwright and director, Baiwant Gargi played a vital role as a Professor of Indian Theatre at the University of Seattle. He has shaped Punjabi Theatre in the foreign lands and incorporated Punjabi folk and ritual elements in the Theatres there thus making it more popular.
Theatre in Jammu and Kashmir
bears the colours of folk theatre and has gained a different colour for its regional culture of performing arts. The theatre companies have its own genre of theoretical performance where no clear-cut categories of dance, drama or music. Theatre in Jammu and Kashmir
is a sort of total theatre and an amalgam of many media. The Bhand Pather of Kashmir, Achi Lamo and Manepa in Ladakh and the Ras and Bhagat in Jammu region are different forms of theatres in the state having a fine combination of all these form. Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art
, Sri Pratap College Dramatic Club
, Jammu and Kashmir Cultural Front
are the renowned theatre companies at North India.