16 - Mar

What women say @ Studio Pan Asian Gallery

Novotel, CF 11, Action Area, 1C, New Town, Rajarhat New Town, Kolkata
08:00 pm - 11:30 pm   

What would women say to each other if they had the chance? And to the world, if it were listening? Would we unburden ourselves? Or keep things stuffed inside? What would happen, if we let women talk? Performers: Shuktara Lal Shuktara Lal is a drama therapist, teacher and theatre direcor. She is children's director at the studio theatre, The Creative Arts and she teaches drama at Garden High International School. As a drama therapist, she works with NGOs like Kolkata Sanved and CHIP (Children in Pain) and privately facilitates sessions for individual clients. She also writes, and works with the publishing house, Writers Workshop. Shuktara holds an MA in Performance Studies from New York University and an MA in English from Jadavpur University. Nivedita Bhattacharjee Nivedita Bhattacharjee has extensive experience in the field of Journalism and Publishing [both media and book publishing] and more than two decades of experience in acting and directing stage productions. Bhattacharjee is a Masters in International relations from Jadavpur University. She is consultant with four leading institutions in Kolkata teaching speech and Drama as well as Oral Communication and Public Speaking. Bhattacharjee is also a faculty for the Calcutta School of Music and has completed her Grade 8 in Speech and drama from the University of West London with distinction. Baisali Chatterjee Dutt Baisali Chatterjee Dutt, is a former columnist and agony aunt for Mother & Baby magazine and contributor to Parent & Baby. She has compiled and edited two volumes for the Chicken Soup for the Indian Soul series, and authoured “Sharbari Datta: The Design Diva”, a biography on one of Calcutta's leading luminaries in the fashion world. She continues to write for various magazines, print as well as online, while pursuing her other passion, theatre. She has performed with some of the country's top English theatre groups such as ART and Theatre Club in Banglaore, Raell Padamsee's 'ACE' productions in Bombay, and of course Kolkata's Red Curtain and Spandan. Currently she is a drama facilitator at The Creative Arts Studio and South Point School. Born in New York, schooled in Bangalore, with college in Delhi, Baisali Chatterjee Dutt now lives in Kolkata with her husband, children and in-laws.


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