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Shri Ram College of Commerce’s theatre production Pune Highway takes away the first prize at Gargi College’s Reverie

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Upstage-The Dramatics Society of Gargi College organised ‘Nivacanna’ during their ongoing college fest, Reverie. The judges for the event were Mohua Choudhary, Delhi-based Green Room theatre artist, Mr. Anjan Kanjilal, Director in contemporary Indian theatre.

The event started at 11:30 in the morning with Dyal Singh College’s ‘Haath ka aaya shunya’ directed by Akash Hingorani being the first performance. Dyal Singh’s performance was followed by Ramjas College’s ‘The Open Couple’; their production was directed by Isha Tiwari and Dhruv Sirohi.

The third production in line was ‘Smell of Lemons’ directed by Mayanka Muherjee presented by the Dramatics Society of Lady Shri Ram College for Women.  The last performance by SRCC won them the first prize with Vishnu Sinha from the same college adjudged as the best actor. The award for the best direction went to Ramjas College who were also the runners up. The third prize was bagged by Dyal Singh College.

Mr. Kanjilal, one of the judges of the event said, “The event was pretty well organised with college societies coming out with another round of new scripts. There were some technical errors though but those were compensated by the enthralling screenplays.”

Cursive-iti the choreography competition was conducted by Sparx, the choreography society of Gargi College. The event commenced at 7pm in the college auditorium which was jam-packed with the audience.

The judges for the competition were Ragini Bhajanka- Choreographer at Dance Works, Meghna Bhardwaj, Choreographer at Dance Works and Dr. Meghna Bhardwaj, Teacher Convenor of Sparx. The event saw a participation of seven teams including Adagio- Kamala Nehru College, Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Sparx- Gargi College, Nritya- Sri Venkateswara College, Sensation- Kirori Mal College, Terpsichoreon- Hansraj College and Srijya- Hindu College.

‘Spectrum’ by Sparx, Gargi College and ‘Live us alone’ by the Choreography Society of LSR shared the first position while Swadesh Anuraag by Adagio, Kamala Nehru College was the runners up. “Sticking to what they want to do and dance standards going up year by year, teams have worked hard and their hard work is very much visible from their performances.” said Ragini Bhajanka, one of the judges.

Picture Credits: Bharat Mohindru

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