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Ravindra Kalakshetra in Bengaluru is dedicated to the handsome Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore. His imposing life-size portrait and bust at the entrance is a welcoming sight for spellbound visitors. A recent renovation in infrastructure means that this place is now technologically advanced and well-equipped for hosting a diverse range of artistic performances. The stage is surrounded by latest sound and light systems which are coupled with the necessary technical assistance. The musical performances are more alluring with the movable pit, which accommodates musicians and their consoles. There are separate green rooms for male and female performers. This venue has witnessed many interesting regional plays, dance and vocal performances. Theater troupes from different parts of the country have staged their plays here. Just behind the main building is an amphitheater for conducting small open-air local events. Catch up with any of the two shows that are held here, one in the morning and the other in the evening. This venue is located near Sir Puttannachetty Town Hall on J. C. Road.
Located opposite the Ravindra Kalakshetra, the A.D.A Rangamandira is a hub for many cultural programs that happen in the city. Founded in 1909 by a handful of people who were keen on encouraging good theater, the venue has since then played host to numerous plays, classical music and dance programs, and also spiritual performances. So the next time you're in the city and wish to catch a good play or a beautiful classical show do swing by the A.D.A Rangamandira.
Ranga Shakara is a landmark that will be remembered for long in the theater history of Bengaluru. This dream of the late Kannada actor Shankar Nag, it was realized by Arundhati Nag(his wife), who spearheaded the movement for the theater to be accessible to both patrons and troupes alike. At Ranga Shankara they follow the thought of one play a day and therefore there is some action happening every day. They also have an annual theater festival that takes places every year around October. Besides this, they also provide venue space for many other cultural activities happening in the city.
With a capacity of 300, KEA Prabhath Rangamandira is an expansive auditorium that regularly conducts corporate events, musicals, play and other theatrical productions. The auditorium is equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual equipment including a 24 channel digital mixer, multi channel lighting control and even a specialized theater drapes system. In addition to the various technical aspects, the theater’s teak wood floors, comfy chairs and carpeted floors ensure that patrons to the auditorium are comfortable. KEA Prabhath Rangamandira also houses a cafeteria, an event space, a space for workshops and rehearsals as well as an expansive parking lot.
Jagriti, which means awakening, is a center for performing arts which host shows that display a variety of music and dance as well as theater. The center also conducts lectures and workshops, giving people a chance to participate and come together as one community. The theater also offers the internationally acclaimed degree as well as diploma courses in theater arts. The box office of the theater is open till 8:00p on show days.