Prithvi Theatre - Mumbaï


Contact

Name of the responsible structure : Prithvi Theatre
Continent : Asia
Country : India
Address : Shri Prithviraj Kapoor Memorial Trust and Research Foundation Janki-Kutir, Juhu-Church road, Mumbai 400 049
Tel : (9122) 6149546, 617 9721
Fax : (91 22) 493 9071
Mail : prithvi@internetindia.com
Website : www.prithvitheatre.org
Contact : Sanjna Kapoor


Description

In memory of the famous indian actor and theater director Prithviraj Kapoor (19 ? /1972) and his popular travelling theater company the Prithvi Theatres, in 1975, his son Shashi Kapoor and daughter-in-law Jennifer Kapoor decided to buy a land and set up a Trust with the intention of building a theatre to promote the performing arts.
The Shri Prithviraj Kapoor memorial Trust & research foundation was set up by Prithviraj’descendants in order to achieve the following aims :
- to build a theatre to promote professional Hindi theatre primarily, with all technical facilities available
- subsidising and promoting aspiring and deserving stage artists, technicians, researchers etc.
- managing a theatre of international standards - hosting and conducting workshops
- providing rehearsal and workshop spaces *
- creating a theatre resource center and research library *
- providing medical and educational assistance to theatre workers and their children
(* the space for rehearsal s and library are under construction.)

Former use : new building
Foundation year : Founded in april1975
Owner of the building : The Shri Prithviraj Kapoor memorial Trust & research foundation


Infrastructures

Theater venue
Rehearsal spaces
Art gallery / exhibition space
Offices
Bar / restaurant
Exterior spaces, courtyard and garden
Working studios
Ressource center, specialised liberary


Social and artistic disciplines

Theater
Visual art exhibitions
Theater festival
Children theater worshops
Theater workshops
News letter
Conference, debates
providing medical and educational assistance to theatre workers and their children


Financial support

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The Prithvi Theatre is a completely non-profit entity depending on the patronage of individuals and companies committed to the development of the performing and fine arts. Since its inception it is different sponsors who have enabled the theatre to grow and expand its activities.

Modified on Thursday 25 March 2004