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April 2016

Gender Bender

Gender Bender  After the phenomenal success of Gender Bender 2015  Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan and Sandbox Collective gear up for the second edition of the Gender specific arts festival. Last year we received over 60 applications from artists across India(and globally) thanks to the combined network of Goethe and Sandbox. We invite artists to [...]

January 2016

Once upon a time, in a great forest.

Fairy tales with witches, magic and happy endings were the stories of our childhood. One such fairy tale that we read and reread, watched and rewatched was Hansel and Gretel. While reminiscing about this enchanting fairy tale, you come to realise that it was quite a gruesome, merciless and morbid story. They told us Hansel [...]

February 2015

Koogu trails and tales

Performing in the midst of nature is not my strength. I have tried many times before and have always felt overwhelmed by the sheer presence of nature – she is indomitable. And here I was – at Under the Sal Trees, the annual theatre festival organised and hosted by Badungduppa – a theatre collective based [...]

Theatre Picnic

If the play will not come to you.... then you must go to the play! That's the opposite of Sandbox Collective's Home Theatre philosophy but fits in with what we believe. So when Thomas Ostermeier's An Enemy of the People was scheduled to perform in Chennai, and not Bangalore; Sandbox Collective (thanks to the Goethe-Institut/Max [...]

December 2014

K Two

Sandbox Collective partnered with Pro Helvetia- Swiss Arts Council to tour K TWO, a contemporary dance public intervention. K Two, by Company Nicole Seiler, is an improvised performance where two dancers explore the limits of the movements of video game characters executed by human bodies. As in street performances, this piece plays out the video [...]

100 shows!

Sandbox Collective completes 100 shows. In one year and 25 days, we've done lots and lots of theatre and a little bit of dance, music and literature. We created our own work as well as presented works by others. We performed in Bangalore, Mysore, Delhi, Kolkata and Kenya. None of this would have been possible [...]

October 2014


An evening of Spanish romantic music on the classical guitar by VEDA 16 October 2014,  Ranga Shankara,  6:45 and 8:30 17 October 2014, IIHS, 6:00 PM 18 October 2014, BeaglesLoft, 6:00 PM 19 October 2014, Paradigm Shift,  6:00 PM Free entry for all shows - Contributions welcome Details call: 9880608906   About the Artist: Veda Aggarwal lives in Pune and is an [...]

Cheruvannur Diaries-Typewriter Tales

Photo Credit: John Cheruvannur Diaries-Typewriter Tales What a wonderful show we had. Perch's Cheruvannur Diaries-Typewriter Tales- warm and witty the storytelling performance took us back back in time....It was intimate, cozy theatre at its best. Thank you Paul, Rajiv and Perch, Chennai for a great evening. And thanks to all of you who [...]