Visual Arts in India have been acknowledged by many all over the world. Visual Arts in India is very beautiful and enduring. It takes you to a different world with its intriguing music, dramatic dialogues, and elaborate costumes etc. Visual Arts in India has the ability to exert positive influences on people. The benefits are emotional, physical social, and they develop a healthy appreciation of culture and the arts.
Theatre helps you understand how to think outside the box, how to evaluate situations and how to be more confident while in unfamiliar situations. People learn to trust their own abilities and ideas. Confidence gained from learning performing arts skills can be further applied in school, career, and life.
Improves Communication Skills
Drama, theatre, and performing arts benefit youngsters throughout their life. It improves vocal projection, articulation, the tone of speech and expression. Most importantly it also develops listening and observation skills.
Theatre helps you express a range of emotions. Understanding characters, roles and the subtext of plays and musicals allows students to relate better to different situations, backgrounds, and cultures. It further encourages them to show compassion and tolerance for others.
Moreover, acting and drama gives you time for reflection and releases tension and aggression in a controlled environment.
Keeps You Physically Active
Theatre keeps you active and productive. Performing even the most passive performances requires intensive movement over a prolonged period. It helps improve flexibility, coordination, balance, and body control.
Improves Memory Skills
Practicing and performing art develops the ability and skills to be able to focus the mind, the body, and the voice. Your concentration is enhanced while rehearsing and performing lines. Basically, it helps improve the memory skills.
Brings Happiness in Life
Appreciation for arts and culture brings joy into your life. It adds pleasure to your living and makes you feel good and positive about life.
Vinod and Saryu Doshi Foundation is one such organization that aims to foster the visual and performing arts through concerts, exhibitions, and festivals. It nurtures playwrights, actors, musicians, and dancers to conserve India’s cultural heritage.
Since many years the foundation has been organizing an annual theatre festival to promote experimental theatre in Pune and Mumbai. Memorable performances include Naseeruddin Shah’s Ismat Apke Naam and Mohit Takalkar’s Gajab Kahani (commissioned for the festival) that was consequently invited to perform at the prestigious Bharat Rang Mahotsav in Delhi. A mecca for theatre connoisseurs – The Vinod Doshi Theatre Festival is now recognized as the litmus test for first-grade theatre.
For more information on Vinod and Saryu Doshi Foundation visit: http://vsdf.org/