Kohima,28 July : The staging of abridged version of ‘Technicolour Dreams’ (a contextual play in Nagamese) ‘A Doll’s House’ a Nagamese adaptation of Ibsen’s play by Susan Waten and Allen Imsong and ‘Scapin the Scoundrel’ by Molliere was held at Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan, Kohima on 26th July 2008.
Addressing the gathering Nagaland Governor, K. Sankaranarayanan congratulated the National School of Drama (NSD) New Delhi and NEZCC Dimapur for organizing the ‘Colours of Theatre’ workshop and the participants for their keen interest. He said that such workshop give an opportunity to talented youths to learn the intricacies of theatre and also helps nurture latent talent. The Governor also said that rich cultural tradition and folklore of the Nagas including the dances and music have an inherent theatrical element in them and hope that the workshop would not only benefit the participants but also expose talents and potential of Naga youth to the experts of National School of Drama.
The Governor lauded the NEZCC for playing a key role in promoting the culture and tradition of the region and blending it with the modern art form. He said that ‘we require more active involvement of people in general so that society appreciates the effort that goes in producing such plays which are through gems of creativity.
Earlier the Governor gave away certificates to the participants of the 45 days day intensive theatre workshop. Senior Professor, National School of Drama, Robin Das gave a brief introduction of the workshop and the Director NEZCC, V. Hekali Zhimomi proposed vote of thanks.