LATE GYANADA BORA
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our well wishers
abdul latif khatana
Associate professor & chief of T.I.E. NSD
jyoti narayan nath
Theatre Director, FOlk Artist, Film Maker
team orchid theatre
Sahidul Haque, an Actor, Director, Designer and Painter, belongs to the beautiful land of Assam, Nagaon. He was an active practionner of Folk Theatre till college, then love for theatre led him to HCRFTA, Himachal where got his training. He then joined the NSD TIE Co. as an actor-teacher for 7 years. During his tenure, conducted various workshops for children/adult/teachers, devised plays and also performed for them.
He directed more than 35 plays in language like Hindi, English, Assamese, Non-verbal, Tiwa. And also participated in many National-International Theatre Festival like Bharat Rang Mahotsav, Poorvottar Natya Samaroh, Natasurjya Theatre Festival, Mahindra Execellency in Theatre Awards (META) etc. He worked under prominent National/International theatre personalities like Bansi Kaul, Maya krishna Rao, Abdul Latif Khatana, K.G. Krishnamurty, Jeffrey Sichel, Geoff Makeman etc.
Sahidul Haque have experience of working with amateur actors coming from different backgrounds. His philosophy in life is that he believe a Drama piece is not just for audience but for actors as well. He believe the process of a production has the greatest potential to develop an actor at thought, physical and emotional level.
Barnali Medhi graduated from NSD in 2005 and is proficient in contemporary physical movement. She has worked as Actor-Teacher with T.I.E. Co., NSD and is a visiting faculty at college in Delhi and Tripura TIE. She has participated in various Indian and International Theatre Festivals and acted in TV and Films. Now she is Artistic Director of PARDAM.
TAPAN KR BARUAH
Tapan kr Baruah grew up in Gahpur, Assam, started working as a light designer in 2009. Since then he has designed light for various productions which were showcased in different festivals like BRM, Theatre Olympics, SNA etc. He also teaches designing in different schools as guest faculty in Guwahati. Currently he is working as a freelancer.
Niranjan Nath grew up in Sipajhar, Assam, learned Ojapali from Guru Lalit Ch Oja. he became a recipient of the Scholarship For Young Artists, Ministry of Culture, to pursue a research in 2012. He graduated from the National School of Drama with a specialization in Acting, in 2017 and served N.S.D. Repertory Company as an actor for a year. Currently he is working as a freelancer
Actor, Music Director
Actor, Music Director Sonmoni Sarmah started his journey with Orchid Theatre from 2013. National School of Drama graduate Mr Sonmoni Currently enhanced by ‘clowning’ and ‘Commedia dell’Arte’ which has provided him immense inspiration. He is the former member of “RHINO THEATRE”
A very popular and talented actor of Assam in the field of visual art, drama and entertainment. Since 2005, he has been contributing towards art and culture through his creatibity and flair. From stage to television he has been able to mark his foot print till date. He is Simanta kalita, who is not only an eminent actor but also a scriptwritter, director and most importantly an artist of folk or traditional art forms specially "Ankiya Bhaona" of assam.
Bikash Bangthai entered into the space of Orchid Theatre in 2015. Dancer-Choreographer Bangthai teaches folk dance and master classes in schools and different cultural organisations. He has experience of dancing and choreography in both stage and media. He is founder member of UDC Ultimate dance crew.
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