“Burning Flowers-7 Dreams of a Woman” by “Teatr Biuro Podróży”


Physical theatre Performance
India – Poland Collaborative Project
Director : TBP, Poland, Country : Poland
60 Minutes

Monday, 27th January (8:30 PM – 9:30 PM) & Wednesday, 29th January (4:30 PM – 5:30 PM)
6thInternational Theatre Festival of Kerala
Kerala SangeethaNatakaAkademi (an autonomous body under Dept. of Culture, Govt. of Kerala), Chembukkavu, Thrissur, Kerala, South India – 680 020

Kerala SangeethaNatakaAkademi collaborates with Polish institute, New Delhi and Adam Mickiewicz – Institute , Warsaw, Poland to create a theatre piece inspired by the theme of Gender. Burning Flowers – 7 Dreams of a Woman, An Indo-Polish collaborative theatre project focused on the problem of violence against women in India and elsewhere. The sheer disrespect for their rights is called in question.It is coordinated and directed by the cast of TeatrBiuroPodróży from Poland in association with International Theatre festival of Kerala, organized by Kerala SangeethaNatakaAkademi. Indian researchers, dramaturge and performers are the part of this project.TeatrBiuroPodróży has performed twice at ITFOK and this time they are here for a collaborative theatre production roping in Indian theatre artistes.

Ms. Anna Tryc-Bromley, Director Polish Institute says, “ The Polish Institute, New Delhi is grateful to Kerala SangeethaNatakaAkademi for having created a platform for collaborative theatre project and for taking the world of theatre to unmatched heights.

About “Teatr Biuro Podróży”:
This theater group was founded in 1988 in Warsaw, Poland by Paul Szkotak, the director. For over 20 years of artistic development, the theater has developed its own methodology of work on a performance and unique style. It has produced thirteen performances including with outdoor performances (among others “Carmen Funebre” – Fringe First, the Critics’ Award and Hamada Arward in Edinburgh, Grand Prix at the Athens Theatre Festival, and “Macbeth”- Director Award, Fadir Festival in Tehran).