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Reality Check for Kids

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Published in New Indian Express on 27th January, 2014

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Imagine all the scary stories that we hear about global warming and destruction of our environment came true; could we or our fellow beings survive? Theatre is as good a medium as any to get across a message, especially so if one’s target audience consists mainly of children and the message heavy. DreamScope Theatre’s production The Forest aims to kindle children’s interest. Written by DreamScope’s founder Puja Goyal and directed by Tushar Patil, the play, through the use of imagination and fantasy, action sequences and dance, hopes to prompt discussion among kids. By helping its audience to envision ‘the last remains of the Earth’ as we know it now, the play aims to convey the seriousness of the issue and motivate them to reduce their carbon footprints. So do take your children to watch the at Nayana Rangamandira on J C Road on January 31 at 6 pm. The cast for the show includes DreamScope’s first s…

A children's play about Nature

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The Forest 2014

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DreamScope Theatre presents “THE FOREST” a play written for children by Puja Goyal, on the 31st of January, 2014 at Nayana Rangamandira. The play is a directorial debut by Tushar Patil and features a new cast comprising of both children and adults.The staging of the play coincides with our Tenth Anniversary.
In 2013, DreamScope started a Scholarship Programme in which DreamScope trained children in the field of performing arts namely: stage combat, dance and acting. The nine-month program concentrated on building communication with peers, team-work, co-ordination amongst adults and others; developing emotional skills, physical skills in terms of improved flexibility and enhanced performance in any physical activity, memory retention, understanding and many other aspects of human nature. 
The Forest is a play about the last remains of nature on Earth. The tree, leaf, flower, butterfly and pixie believe that humans are extinct until they come across a little human called Mandy. They know …

The Forest - Revisited

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DreamScope Theatre is once again bringing to you THE FOREST, on the 31st of January, 2014. The play is direct by Tushar Patil and features a completely new cast comprising of both children and adults.

The staging of the play coincides with our tenth anniversary and therefore makes the production more dear to us...

In 2013, we started with our Scholar's Programme in which DreamScope trained children in the field of performing arts namely: stage combat, dance and acting. The program has been tough for the students as we are relentless in the matters of pursuing discipline, hard work and developing skills. The thought was to create a space for these scholars where they will be encouraged to learn, explore and develop their respective talents. This included long sessions of work every Saturday and Sunday in a very focussed set - up. The nine month program concentrated on building communication with peers, team-work, co-ordination amongst adults and others; developing emotional skills…