Thursday, 31 March 2011

Documentary Film Screening at Gujarati Sahitya Parishad

As part of Natya Parikrama, screening of two documentaries on Chandravadan C. Mehta and Jashwant Thaker (prominent figures of Gujarati theatre) will be held at the Gujarati Sahitya Parishad.

All are welcome.

Date: 01/04/2011 (Friday)
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: Gujarati Sahitya Parishad, Nr. Times of India, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

International Workshop with Bernard Marescot

Fanatika Theatre Club Organises its second International Workshop with Bernard Marescot (France) after the first which took place in September 2010 with Julien Mulot from France.

Bernard Marescot's workshop is focused on the importance and aspects of "lights" in theatre. Also, a few fractions a play and a film will be analysed to understand the arrangement of lighting.  
Workshop details:
Date: 3 April 2011 (Sunday)
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venue: Alliance Française d'Ahmedabad

It is interesting to know that B. Marescot was the executive producer of Tous les Matins du Monde, a film which has won 7 César awards.

Bernard Marescot is a French line producer. He started his career as assistant to Claude Autant-Lara, became the production manager for Camille Claudel (1988), L’Avare (1980) and later executive producer for important films such as Tous les Matins du Monde (1991), Le Colonel Chabert (1994) Sur mes lèvres (2001). He has worked with Bertrand Blier, Ave Angelo, Jacques Audiard and others during his illustrious career in the French film industry.

Saturday, 26 March 2011

World Theatre Day - 27 March 2011

Fanatika Theatre Club wishes everyone a very happy World Theatre Day ( 27 March 2011).

Thursday, 24 March 2011

"Waiting for Godot" with Dr. Suman Sharma at Paraspar (Faculty of Arts and Humanities - CEPT University)

"Waiting for Godot" or "En Attendant Godot" has been a play which has always attracted a lot of attention and has generated a lot of discussions, appreciation and criticism. Many have tried different experiments with this play. For all the theatre-lovers, here comes another opportunity to rediscover this play in a one more different way. In Paraspar, organised by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, CEPT University Dr. Suman Sharma will deliver a lecture on the same followed by a group discussion. All are welcome!

Date: 25/03/2011
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: CEPT Auditorium, CEPT University, Ahmedabad

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

August 2011: 2nd Fanatika Theatre Festival

Fanatika Theatre Club is busy preparing the next theatre festival in August 2011. The 2nd Fanatika Theatre Festival will be held in the end of August 2011.

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Join us if you want to be part of the Fanatika Theatre Festival in August 2011.

FTC Annual Membership

The Annual Membership for the Fanatika Theatre Club is INR 1000.00 till 31st March 2011. 
Please find the forms in pdf format from this link:

This membership is valid from the date of registration.

Hurry! The Annual Membership is going to increase from the 1st April 2011 and will be INR 2000.00. Become a member before 31st March to enjoy the old rates.

February: 1st Fanatika Theatre Festival

During February 26th and 27th, Fanatika Theatre Club organised its first "Fanatika Theatre Festival" giving its young and amateur actors their first public appearance. This festival staged two plays which were very well received by both the audience and the Press.

The First play was celebrated French playwright Jean Genet's "Les Bonnes" (English: The Maids) translated in Gujarati as "Antaraal" (અંતરાલ) by the prominent theatre figure Shri Hasmukh Baradi. The play was directed by Chintan Pandya. Amongst the three actors were Aanshi Shah (Claire), Ruchi Shah (Solange) and Shreyasi Mehta (Madame). The music compilation was done by Vrattini Ghadge, lights were handled by Arjav Desai.


Antaraal staged, on 26th March 2011, at 8:30 pm, at Natarani, Ahmedabad.

The second play was Molière's classic "Le Malade Imaginaire" translated in English by Charles Heron Wall as "The Imaginary Invalid". Chintan Pandya directed the play and played the lead-role of Argan - the Imaginary Invalid. Amongst the other actors were Mruga (Toinette), Anand (Béralde), Himali (Angélique), Sujit (M. de Bonnefois and M. Fleurant), Bansari (Louison), Dhruv (Cléante), Dhruti (Béline), Amrut (M. Purgon), Vinod (M. Diafoirus) and Pratik (Thomas Diafoirus). Vrattini did the music compilation based on European classical music and Arjav and Pratik Rathod did the lighting. Make-up was done by Bindi.

The Imaginary Invalid, staged on 27th March 2011, at 8:30 pm, at Natarani, Ahmedabad.