UPSTAGE: THE DRAMATICS SOCIETY

The year began with a 10-day workshop conducted by the members of Upstage for the new entrants to the Society. The Society put together two productions, one in English called "Blind Spot" and a Bilingual production called "Potential for Violence".

Participation in Inter-College Theatre Festivals:

  • Selected for a non-competitive performance in Lady Shri Ram College in their Annual Fest Tarang, through a Preliminary Round and performed to great appreciation.

  • Selected in IIT Delhi during their Annual Fest, Rendezvous, where they won Third Place for Best Play. One of the actors, Seerat Sethi won the Best Actor award.

  • Selected through a Preliminary Round in Kamala Nehru College's Annual Theatre Fest, Concoction '14 for their play “Potential for Violence”.

  • Upstage participated in two out-station competitions, one at IIT Kanpur where they were selected in the top 5 to compete and the other at IIT Bombay.

  • Participated in the Inter-Rajpal One Act Play Competition in St. Stephen's College where they won the Best Direction award and the actors, Seerat Sethi and Shreya Khanna received a special mention for their acting.

  • Selected for the Atelier's Campus Theatre Festival Season 7, through which they got the opportunity to perform in the prestigious Shri Ram Centre Auditorium.

  • Organised the Gargi Annual Theatre Fest Nivacanna '14, which received 24 entries for the Preliminary Round after which 4 teams competed in the Finals. Team Upstage did not compete, but performed their play “Blind Spot” to great appreciation and commendation. 

  • Selected to perform at the Annual Theatre Event of Daulat Ram College on the 27th of February 2014.

  • Selected to be a part of Expressions, the theatre fest of Dyal Singh College which was held on the 4th of March.