Natakam International Theatre Research lab In collaboration with Sopanam
performing arts centre and Actes Lies Theatre France-

International Theatre Conference and Performance Festival in India 2009.

The conference will take place in the beautiful tourist destination of
southern India, Kollam ,Kerala India.
The conference structure is in such a way like the presenter presents his
paper to the audience and conducts a practical oriented body x-ploration
related to his presentation in a working group.
The uniqueness of the theme is evolved out through this practical oriented

X-ploration which inturn is discussed by the participants and audience.

Natakam International Theatre Lab cordially welcomes theatre enthusiasts
from all over the world to participate in The First annual conference
Jan.2009 from Jan 18 to Jan 22 at Kollam, Kerala, India.

We believe this is also a strong platform to facilitate the growth of
Intercultural, Experimental and Ethnic performance potentialities around
the world. We look forward to work with the explorers of the new wave
theatre strengthened with the roots of the past journeying their way to
the futuristic performance. 
Please do inform about the conference to your friends and Theatre lovers!

v To gather a community of performance oriented group from all over India
and abroad.
v To explore the matriarchal point of view and the performance related to
it exploring with traditional lore’s .
v To provide opportunity for presentation and discussion on researches
among academic scholars and practitioners in the theatre and performance
studies in India.
v To theorize on the present state of Intercultural aspects related to
body images in Performance .Studies discourse through the series of
researches and / or presentations; v To exchange information among scholars and practitioners in the theatre
and performance studies regarding this traditional theatre form; and v To build networks among scholars and practitioners for future
collaboration in research, academic exchange and performance praxis.
v Performance Studies scholars interested and / or focused on Body
exploration /kinesis.
v Researchers, academics and consultants with research interests on
Theatre and Performance Studies (especially those who specialize in
intercultural studies)
v Theatre practitioners – actors, directors, artistic staff, production
staff and stage staff who specialize or perform. v Graduate and post-graduate students in theatre, performance studies and
related fields v Publishers of journals and / or academic textbooks in Theatre and
Intercultural Performance Studies v Students in theatre arts, art studies, art education, performance
studies and related disciplines.
1.Body kinesis in Intercultural performance.
2.Matriarchy- Performance of Motherhood
NOVEMBER 30-2008.
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