● How has theatre inspired people from different walks of life (6:03 – 8:30)
➔ Theatre has always been a place where one can showcase their talent, it is a medium through which one can portray their skill and passion for acting. Theatre has always been a platform where one can share their life’s experiences. But theatre often gets associated with acting, although acting is not the sole area of the theatre industry.
● Different scopes and areas where newcomers can step in if theatre is something that interests them. (12:46 – 18:05)
➔ Throughout my whole career, I have interacted with people from different walks of life, be it children, teens or adults. Whosoever that I have interacted with I have always asked them to make sure that they pursue their education, if they are earning, I’ve always suggested that they continue their job.
Life has become very fast nowadays, everyone wants to be quick at whatever they’re doing. People come to join theatre to learn acting and get into bollywood. I suggest every newcomer to join theatre as a side passion and if their passion grows for theatre art, and if they get positive feedback from others regarding their work, then maybe they can move forward with theatre or acting as a career.
● Apart from acting, what career roles does theatre provide? (21:02 – 23:45)
➔ Theatre is a diverse platform with different types of career opportunities, Theatre is associated with different types of designing, Costume designing, set designing, light design. Music is also a crucial part of theatre drama, movements and storyline creation team. Theatre is a very creative platform, people develop their interest and grow accordingly.
● What is the future of theatre in India? (30:14 – 34:06)
➔ Theatre has become diverse due to the involvement of technology nowadays, theatre teaches you the basics of creative and with upcoming technological advancements students are keen to act and perform. Although I always suggest my students to slow down and understand what theatre has given them.