BCG Inter-School Drama Competition

Insight BCG organized 'Vivacita', a drama Competition. The event was conducted at Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Vidyalaya, Malad.

The teachers were given a list of characters and they had to develop and present a story using all the given characters. Preparation was on the spot - they had 3 hours to prepare.

The winning team for Vivacita 2016-17 was Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Vidyalaya, Malad.
The team members were Fouziabano Shaikh, Jayadevi Menon, Anita Chettiar, Roselin Mascarenhas, Pushpa Tharur, Renu Sharma, Ujjwala Chaughule, Saira Temrikar, Martina Eklaria and Nisha Anthony.

A special menion certificate was awarded to Sweety Kaur from Bombay Cambridge School, Andheri (West) and Maitreyi Narkar from Veer Bhagat Singh Vidyalaya for commendable effort.

The judges for the event were:

1. Neha Singh: Neha Singh is an actor, writer, drama trainer, and activist. She has performed at all the national theatre festivals across the country. She has been a drama facilitator and has worked with schools across Mumbai and with the Theatre-in-Education company of the National School of Drama, New Delhi. She is also an author of children's books and has books published under Karadi tales and Chakmak; she has also written several plays for Teach for India. She likes creating stories with little, brave girls as protagonists. She conducts storytelling and drama workshops in schools, NGO’s and corporates on a regular basis, to extend the joy of theatre to students and corporate employees.

2. Sukant Goel: Sukant’s involvement in theatre is with both acting and direction. He directed a full length Musical, Ishq Aaha at the NCPA Centre stage festival in 2015; the play has had shows at Mumbai, Pune, Jaipur, Chandigarh and Delhi. He has also directed and co-directed plays at schools like Bombay Scottish, Dhirubhai Ambani International School, KGT International School, and for NGOs.

3. Rashi Bunny: Rashi Bunny is the founder of the BANJARA Theatre group, Kharagpur. She has written, designed and directed a number of children’s musical plays. She has performed in many prominent theatre festivals across India. Her stage performances include plays like The little Prince and Hidden Fires. She has won many laurels in this field, the latest one being for the Film Duvidha where she won Best Actress Award at the Festival De Cine De Granada, South America. Rashi was recently awarded with the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puruskar for Theatre-Direction by Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi, National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama, India.

Click here to view a sample of our prize winning trophy for Teacher Vivacita.