Performances

The Earthquake

2024-07-13 17:37:48

The Earthquake

When

June 30, 2024    
6:30 pm

Bookings

Bookings closed

Do you ever feel alone, even when surrounded by people? Do you crave connection, even when it cracks a little? This is a performance piece that explores loneliness.

The Earthquake tells the story of two people. In their story, the meaning of human connection, loneliness, and unspoken words hang heavy in the air.

Mathew and Sameer meet every week, their meeting as familiar as the apple they share. Yet, the unspoken words scream louder than their spoken conversations. This story of cycles, of coming together, drifting apart, and all the spaces in between, is an adaptation of “Bhūmikampa – Das Erdbeben” which received the Internationaler Kulturprojekte Grant 2023 from the Landeshauptstadt München Kulturreferat (City of Munich).

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Samragni Dasgupta

Director

Samragni Dasgupta is a performance artist, writer, teacher and researcher with a deep passion for using the arts as a catalyst for social change. With a diverse background in theatre, feminist and queer studies, and public policy, they are driven by a commitment to fostering a more just and equitable society. Trained under the guidance of Kirtana Kumar, director of the Little Jasmine Theatre Group, TheatreLab Youth, and Infinite Souls Artists Retreat, Samragni’s journey in the world of theatre began at an early age and has continued to evolve ever since. In 2023, they were featured in the top 13 upcoming theatre artists of Bangalore in The New Indian Express, and received the International Cultural Projects Grant from the City of Munich. They are the co-founders of Last Page Collective, a youth collective that has provided a platform for upcoming artists since 2019, and Ovrwrkd & Ovrkll, a performance-based art group in 2023. Since 2023 they have been teaching theatre to children at Jagriti Theatre, Bangalore.

Shania Mathew

Assistant Director

Shania is a theatre artist, writer, and co-founder of ‘Ovrwrkd & Ovrkll’, a theatre collective in
Bangalore. She received training in Speech and Drama from Kirtana Kumar at Theatre Lab (youth), specialising in performance arts. Shania continued to engage with theatre at St. Stephen’s College, where she graduated with a BA in English Literature and served as the General Secretary of The Shakespeare Society, the oldest collegiate theatre society in India.

Recently, she has worked closely with Last Page Collective’s productions. Shania’s interests span food, gender politics in pop culture, and Indian fiction. Her diverse experiences and passion for the arts fuel her creative endeavours.

Thamam Mubarish

Actor

Thamam Mubarish is a rock enthusiast, a geologist by trade! I spend my day delving into hidden textures of the earth. When the lights come up, I am a passionate actor, bringing stories to life on the stage.

Lesley Amol Simeon

Actor

Lesley Amol Simeon is a wordslinger by day, theatre junkie by night. Coffee on rainy nights fuels his writing, while the stage lights are his spotlight. Craves drama, but keeps his own life quiet.

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