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 [...]

September 2014

It’s our FIRST birthday!

It has been a long and eventful year for all of us at Sandbox Collective-a motley group of artists and arts managers who set out on a journey last year to work towards creating a more culturally vibrant city. The year started with us wanting to explore new and alternate spaces for performances and we [...]

January 2013


No Rest in the Kingdom : Times of India : 26 January 2017 No Rest in the Kingdom : Bangalore Mirror : 26 January 2017 No Rest in the Kingdom : New Indian Express : 27 January 2017 No Rest in the Kingdom : Little Black Book : December 2016 Museum of Memories : Bangalore Mirror [...]