JAMMU, July 14: Natrang’s Summer Theatre Camp for children concluded here today with an outstanding performance of a new Children play ‘Badi Shararat Karte Thhey’ which was conceived and directed by Sumeet Sharma.
The camp was supported by Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi.
Director Natrang, Balwant Thakur complemented that Sumeet Sharma is a Sangeet Natak Akademi’s National Yuva Awardee for Theatre Direction who has devised a distinctive and effective training module for children which is based on his vast experience of 15 years of doing meaningful theatre with children.
Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu Prof. Manoj K. Dhar was the chief guest.
The play ‘Badi Shararat Karte Thhey’ was very well structured around four different stories which contained moral lessons in them along with a thick coating of humour and impressive acting by children.
The content of the workshop was devised by Balwant Thakur who has popularized the children theatre of Jammu at national level with his highly innovative plays.
Senior artists of Natrang Anil Tickoo and Neeraj Kant also imparted the training to the children in the workshop which was conducted by Sumeet Sharma and was coordinated by Mohd Yaseen, Gauri Thakur, Meenakshi Bhagat, Vrinda Sharma, Abhi Bargotra and Sushant Singh Charak.
Lights were operated by Shivam Singh and off stage management was looked after by Aarti Devi and Rishav Sharma.
Children who participated in the workshop included Vrinda Gujral, Saanvi Anand, Saksham Kashyap, Samaksh Gupta, Sanchi Dutta, Sanyam Arora, Haleema Fatime, Zainab Kubra, Satyam Mehra, Sheryl Sharma, Shreyas, Simran Naug, Srishti Kapoor, Urvashi Mahajan, Vaibhav Suri, Vedhant Siri, Vihaan Dogra, Xenia Nagpal, Antarikeshdeep Singh Nag, Aabhas Upadhyay, Abhinandan Nangla, Abir Beri, Adhyayan Langer, Soujanaya Shekhar, Amritaansh Dogra, Anadhya Beri, Anah Sharma, Arav Goel, Asma Gul, Barvika Bandral, Aviral Kapoor, Atharav Sharma, Daiwik Sharma, Devangi Sharma, Devina Tickoo, Devisha Gour, Droan Dushyant Kohli, Gaurangi Sharma, Bhagya Sharma, Gun Sethi, Harsh Dogra, Kashvi Malhotra, Mannan Soni, Mannat Sharma, Mannat Soni, Medhansh, Nandini Singh Oberh, Nikhilesh Thakur, Nisha Koushal, Palshin Dutta, Parth Prabhakar, Pavitt Singh Chowdhary, Pratyaksh, Priyal Gupta, Prisha Gupta, Raghav Sharma, Rakshit Sharma, Nirbhay Jamwal, Reet Sethi, Aryaman Singh Banral, Rudhav Sharma and Rudra Kohli.