A space for fun, games and all things Punjabi. The series will include facilitated sessions for everyone who wants to bring out the Punjabi in them or just simply try something new. Celebrate the rich heritage of the Punjabi Culture with Improv theatre.
The workshop is open to all, irrespective of the language level. The session and the games will be conducted entirely in Punjabi.
Come join us to play even if you know only a few words or broken Punjabi.
Kaivalya Plays is a Delhi-based theatre group. Their artistic training is grounded in spontaneous improvisation, lying at the intersection of short-form improvisations (for performances and workshop) and applied improvisation (with a focus on mental healthcare, business, education, training). Their improv group CueLess improv was one Delhi’s first improv teams and became the training ground for a generation of improv performers and heads of new teams. In late 2018, Kaivalya Plays created Unravel, an interactive theatre production produced under the Refunction theatre grant by the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan. The play brings conversations about mental health to the fore, with the ensemble using improv theatre and audience suggestions to devise the final performance on the spot. Their work has been featured in India Today, The Hindu, Indian Express, Financial Express among others. Since the lockdown, we have moved our improv practice entirely online. In the last few months, they have hosted 15 applied improv workshops, 22 open-space sessions, 5 online improv shows digitally – with a cumulative engagement of 2000+ individuals – and they are constantly figuring out newer formats to make improv more accessible and available.
Laal Button has one vision, which is to be the hub of Desi arts globally. This includes producing digital content and for the stage, organizing talent developments events and showcases. It has a place for new artists as well as professional artists with plenty of resources at their disposal. Laal Button organizes open mics, comedy shows, improv workshops, theatre festivals and has also produced a number of short films. Along with that Laal Button also has a podcast which features up and coming artists, young entrepreneurs and more.