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How Arts Effects Children
"Arts have an impact on the social and emotional development of a child."
Art practitioners have always known this through experience that exposure to arts and arts education helps to develop deeper perception, intelligence and empathy in children. In this episode of 'Method In Madness' we will discuss with Chaiti Ghosh about her experience of creating Object Theatre work for children and young adults.
In Conversation With
Object Theatre Artist
Artistic Director, Tram Arts Trust
Choiti Ghosh is an Object Theatre artist, actor, puppeteer, singer, writer and artistic director of Mumbai-Delhi based object theatre company ~ Tram Arts Trust.
Born into a family of theatre artists, she was initiated onto stage at age 3. She began her professional career in theatre in 1998.
In 2010, following a brief professional workshop in Object Theatre under the Belgian Object Theatre artiste Agnés Limbos at the Institut International de la Marionnette (IIM), in Charleville Mezieres, France, Choiti has since dedicated her entire time to the practice & dissemination of Object Theatre in India. Her plays have travelled all over India as well as to festivals in Germany, United States, Sri Lanka, Japan.
As a director she has been invited to France (Theatre Gerard Phillippe, Paris) Germany (ASSITEJ Germany Directors Gathering, Berlin) & the UK (British Council India Showcase delegate) to share artistic practices.
Choiti has been a researcher-in-residence at the Deutsches Forum fur Figurentheatre und Puppenspeilkunst, Bochum, Germany & at the IIM, Charleville Mezieres.
She was a recipient of the Sahitya Rangabhoomi Vinod Doshi Fellowship in 2011 and the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar by Sangeet Nataka Akademi, for puppetry in 2016
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