Faculty/ Staff

Shri Arun Trivedi
Lecturer in Stage Craft

From BhartenduNatya Academy completed Two Years (full time) Diploma Course with Specialization in Stage Craft in 1981-83. A Postgraduate in Commerce form University of Lucknow, he has specific capacity to synthesize art of management and theatre. Holds N.C.C. 'B' and 'C' Certificates. Served as Technical Director for more than 10 Drama Festivals organised by B.N.A. and Department of Culture, Govt. Of U.P. Conducted Theatre Training Workshops with different theatre groups. Operated Lights and designed sets and lights for more than 100 productions. Regional Certificate from International Theatre Institute of Romania “The Training to Trainers” in 2005. Represented University of Lucknow in “All India Inter- University Athletic Meet”. Worked with eminent Theatre Directors like Raj Bisharia, Hemendra Bhatia, Fritz Benevitz, Jean R Freeman, Arun Mukharjee, Bhanu Bharti, Mohan Maharshi, Anamika Haqsar, Ravi Kemu, Atul Tiwari, Robin Das, Sudhir Misra and other such directors of national and international repute. Visited Brazil as Technical Team member in Festival of India Brazilia 98 organised by ICCR, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India. Adapted Eugene O'Niel's Trilogy Mourning Becomes Electra in Hindi as Scandal and Thornton Wilder's The Macthmaker as Jod-Ganth, Scripted Children play Ham Honge Kamyaab.

Chitra Mohan
Lecturer in classical and Modern
Indian Drama
(Original Post Lecturer in Stage Craft)

Chitra Mohan a renowned theatre personality did her Post graduation in Philosophy from University of Lucknow. Completed two years (full time) Diploma in Dramatic Arts form B.N.A in 1985, was a topper in her batch. Pursued Internship in Classical Indian Drama at B.N.A. Appointed as faculty in 1986. Along with stage craft she also teaches Classical and Modern Indian drama.

Awarded 'Rashtriya-Yuva-Puruskar' in 1994. Best Children's Director Award at the International Children's Festival held at Delhi. Her artistic individuality stems out of fact that she never repeats herself in transition from one to another play. This is one of reason she directed classical Indian plays like Abhigyan Shakuntalam, Urubhangam, Avimarakam, Madhyam-vyayog, Bhagvatajjukiyam, BhasTrayee, and various modern Indian and folk plays like AndherNagari, Court-matial, Yougavatar, Bharmali, Khoobsoorat Bala, Mahamai, Mahanirvan along with the plays adapted from the stories, novels and poetry like Sankraman, Sabke-Hisse Sukha Aye, Kalyugi Sudama, Inspector Matadeen Chaand Par, Aranya-Dansh, Mukti- Parva, Kahani-Bhartendu Chacha-ki Zabani, Amrit Rang, Ye Duniya Agar Mil Bhi Jaye To...., Lagai-Bujhai, A peny in Her Ear etc.

Performed lead roles in plays like, Informer, Bhaloo, Mrichhakatikam, Ghasi Ram Kotwal, Julius Caesar, Anitigone, Mother, Shanivar-Raviar, Sandhya Chhaya and Lecturer in Classical and Modern Indian Drama (Original Post Lecturer in Stage Craft) so on. Scripted/adopted various Plays for Radio, Television and other such agencies. Conducted several workshops in U.P and other States, worked with orphans, slum dwellers besides working for organisation like UNICEF and SIFPSA. She is one of the few theatre directors who regularly work for children theatre by conducting workshops for the children coming from various class of society.

Worked with eminent theatre personalities of national and international repute like P.Adtram, Lidiyer Kaunadeu, French Haueman, Boro Draskovich, Kareena-Demolisio, Padmshree Raj Bisaria, Ravi Kemu, Hemendra Bhatia, B,V. Karanth, K.M. Pannikar, Girish Karnad, Naseerudeen Shah, Nemichandra Jain, Vijaya Mehta, Anamika Haksar, B.Jaishree, C.R. jambe, V.Ramamurti, and others.

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