About Kalakshetra Manipur

Established on July 19, 1969 with Heisnam Kanhailal as founder-director, Kalakshetra Manipur (KKM) got registered under Societies’ Registration Act of 1860. As KKM believes in a continuous process of ‘renewal of ancestral tradition’ for a contemporary cultural expression as the progeny of an ethno-socio tradition of Manipur. The artists of the group endeavour to learn […]

If winter’s here, can theatre be far behind?

Source: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140108/jsp/northeast/story_17764176.jsp#.VhUFwfmqqko Draupadi is a story about marginalised people who are continually oppressed by the powers that be. The protagonist, Draupadi (played by Heisnam Sabitri), an indigenous woman, fights against the atrocities being committed against her tribe. Ultimately, her husband Dulna is arrested and killed by the police. Draupadi, too, falls in their clutches. So what […]