PERFORMED AT THE SAKSHI ART GALLERY, WORLI, 17-18 FEBRUARY 2001
"Let's bow to the industrial theatre co. for making it relevant to us in its exciting, multi-layered, multi-media performance..."
SHANTA GOKHALE, THE SUNDAY TIMES
a suitable boy
RECORDED ON LOCATION IN PUNE, OCTOBER 2001
BBC RADIO 4's award-winning dramatization of Vikram Seth's novel, locally produced by the industrial theatre co.
RACHEL RADFORD, THE OBSERVER
PREMIERED AT THE HORNIMAN CIRCLE GARDENS, FORT, FEBRUARY 2002
"Imaginative use of space... the setting was almost magical... high calibre performances."
ARUNDHATI RAY, THE HINDU
PERFORMED AT THE PRITHVI THEATRE FESTIVAL, 10 NOVEMBER 2002
A devised performance piece based on the 12th-century Sanskrit 'Gita Govinda' and the work of the British playwright Howard Barker.
sexual perversity in chicago
PREMIERED AT MIKANOS, LANDMARC CITI, 3 AUGUST 2003
"Their summer hit..."
SRIKESH LAXMIDAS, MID-DAY
PERFORMED AT THE LITTLE THEATRE, NCPA, 2 AUGUST 2003
A workshop performance of Peter Handke's avant-garde modernist classic
8 PERFORMANCES AT THE BAYSIDE CAFE, APOLLO BUNDER, SEPTEMBER 2003
"Most of us were simply too stunned to say anything... an evening of haunting theatre."
SHANTA GOKHALE, THE STATESMAN
RECORDED ON LOCATION IN KHANDALA, NOVEMBER 2003
A 90-minute adaptation of Sudraka's 5th-century Sanskrit classic for BBC RADIO 3, locally produced by the industrial theatre co.
"A delight: accessible, enchanting, funny, ingeniously adapted... absolutely beautifully acted."
GILLIAN REYNOLDS, THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
the trestle at pope lick creek
PREMIERED AT THE EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE, NCPA, 3 JANUARY 2004
"Hard hitting, fearless drama..."
SHRIKESH LAXMIDAS, MID-DAY
PREMIERED AT THE PRITHVI THEATRE, JUHU, 9 APRIL, 2004
"A huge success with the audience."
ELIZABETH ROY, THE HINDU
PREMIERED AT THE EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE, NCPA, 11 SEPTEMBER 2004
"The skilfully directed Molly Sweeney is an elegant and accomplished
play, and recommended for viewing."
SONIA FALEIRO, TEHELKA
PREMIERED AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY FOR MODERN ART, KALAGHODA, 5 OCTOBER 2004
"Fascinating in its complexity... moving maddeningly fast between
characters and phantasms."
SUBUHI JIWANI, TIME OUT MUMBAI
PREMIERED AT THE EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE, NCPA, 18 MARCH, 2005
Howard Barker's chilling masterpiece, produced by the industrial theatre co. in association with the British Council.
PREMIERED AT THE EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE, NCPA, 20 MAY, 2005
"... a sterling performance ... near-perfection ... breathtaking intensity."
ADITI KRISHNAN, DECCAN HERALD
VIDEO PROJECT: jian
THE FIRST 'JIAN' INSTALLATION WAS SET UP IN THE LOBBY OF THE PARK HOTEL, BANGALORE, JULY 16TH, 2005.
insulting the audience
A HAPPENING AT THE EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE, NCPA, 28 AUGUST 2005
"HIT - Just when you thought being a passive audience was passť, Rehaan Engineer roughed up audiences in his production 'Insulting the Audience'."
DNA - AFTER HRS "HIT OR HYPE?"
PREMIERED AT THE EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE, NCPA, 2 DECEMBER, 2005
A devised performance piece about language, constructed around Wallace Stevens' poem "13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird".
PREMIERE SUPPORTED BY THE GOETHE-INSTITUT MAX MUELLER BHAVAN AT NCPA, 24 FEBRUARY, 2006
Part dystopian family portrait, part gruesome cartoon of adolescent rebellion, thwarted communication & sexual dysfunction [all this plus an obsessive heraklitus-reading arsonist...]
the secret love life of ophelia
PREMIERED AT PROJECT 88, COLABA, 29 JUNE 2006
Steven Berkoff's passionate rewriting of the Hamlet-Ophelia relationship.
man to man
PREMIERED AT GOETHE HALL, MAX MUELLER BHAVAN, 31 AUGUST 2006
TEJAL SHAH [video artist], JYOTI DOGRA [performer] and REHAAN ENGINEER [director] collaborate on Manfred Karge's monologue ["Jacke Wie Hose"].
PREMIERED AT THE GODREJ DANCE ACADEMY, NCPA, DECEMBER 1 2006
Howard Barker's blistering re-examination of the Deuterocanonical Book of Judith.
"THAT TIME / Sun sets for Sam"
INSTALLED AT PROJECT 88, COLABA, 30-31 MARCH 2007
A Theatrical Installation Piece based on 'That Time' by Samuel Beckett.
VISIBLE MASS: a meghadutam scrapbook
PREMIERED AT THE ATTIC, NEW DELHI, 19 AUGUST 2007
A Video & Live Performance Piece based on Kalidasa's 'Meghadutam'. Commissioned by and Performed at 'The Monsoon Festival 2,' Delhi.
INDIAN PREMIERE AT THE EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE, NCPA, 19 OCTOBER, 2007
Caryl Churchill's ferociously brilliant examination of family relationships and the nature of personal identity.
The Way We Live Now
PERFORMED AT RANGA SHANKARA, BANGALORE, OCTOBER 23, 2007.
An intimate performance of Susan Sontag's classic short story about a man dying of AIDS.