Goa has been connected to theatres from the time folk theatre forms began to emerge like the Zagor, Ranmaalem and more. Goa is one of the very few states of India that has kept the tradition of theatre alive in the country. Theatres in Goa have evolved from folk theatre to commercial theatre forms called Tiatr in the present day. Tiatr is basically a type of musical theatre popular among Goans, and other west coast states of India. It also receives well acceptance expatriate communities in London, the Middle East, etc. The overall theatre scene in Goa is a conglomeration of a number of cultures. Besides being multicultural, the city is also multilingual, which is well reflected in artistic events hosted in the theatres. Thanks to the ever-burgeoning base of theatre in Goa, it has successfully hosted the prestigious International Film Festival of India (IFFI) multiple times. Apart from commercial cinemas, drama theatre in Goa is second to none when it comes to showcasing talents. Against modern trend, it is continuing to appeal a greater audience by hosting events of different genres like drama, comedy, and storytelling. Also, Broadway Goa is another event that showcases the inspiration that the city has been drawing from the West.
Being one of the sterling hotspots of theatre In India, Goa is also furnished with a plethora of art centers. These venues buttress each and every word thrown in order to vaunt the commendable theatre scene. In the never-ending list, you must have a look at Sunaparanta-Goa Centre for the Arts. It is a non-profit education-based initiative and offers exhibition and working space and support for co-operative projects. Located at Altinho hills of Panjim, it is comprised of a number of galleries, studios for theatres performance and large auditoriums to host shows of almost all genres. Another in the line of drama theatres in Goa is Prasad Art Centre located in Dayanand Bandodkar Marg, Panjim. It features the most renowned artists from all over the state. There are countless examples, which proves the dire interest of the people in the theatre in Goa.
The success of drama theatre in Goa, in its most part, is credited to the praiseworthy efforts of art schools that spread across the state. The centers are known for producing exceptional talents in the field of art in general and theatre in Goa in particular. The best citation can be given by mentioning Goa College of Art, which is the premiere and only Art Institution in the State. Founded by no other than the famous Kala Academy in 1972, it continues to vouchsafe in-depth knowledge of various art forms to the Goan youth. Last but not least, is the Kala Academy itself located in Dayanand Bandodkar Marg, Campal Panjim. The place is one of the most accoladed institutions in the state’s history and is serving in the field of promoting, nurturing and developing theatres plays in Goa.
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