Prayas Theatre

Prayas Theatre is a non-profit organsiation endeavoring to showcase some contemporary Indian Theatre for a NZ audience – to reach out, to share and to integrate. It was formed in 2005 by a group of Indian New Zealanders who felt that awareness and appreciation of Indian culture was often limited to stereotypical compartmentalisation – mystic spirituality, exotic curries or Bollywood glamour. Prayas has since then performed ten plays to bring quality Indian theatre in English, with an increasingly diverse cast of actors.

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Projects 2012

Our planned production for 2012 is Rudali: The Female Mourner, a powerful tale from the rural heart of India of survival and emancipation of a woman in a male-ruled society. It will be performed at TAPAC, Western Springs, 18-27 May 2012.

Contact : Amit Ahdedar, contact@prayas.co.nz

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