Theatre

Theatre

The string puppets of Rajasthan are known as kathputhlis in the local lingo and the main centres where they are made are Jaipur and Jodhpur. The Bhatt community makes these puppets as well as...
Orissa has a history of folk theatre also known as jatra in local parlance. The characters of these jatras are made of wood and vividly painted. They are dressed according to the characters played by...
Masks are extensively worn in folk theatres and bhaonas, and the material used is terracotta, bamboo, wood, pith and metal. Artists work hard to design these masks as they are the centre of...
The local and popular folk drama Yakshaganga is conducted through String puppetry shows in Karnataka.The dollos or the puppets are shaped out of light wood.