South Asian Theatre with Universal Appeal

Sustainable Artistry: Making Theater that Enriches, Protects and Amplifies the Community

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion – or DEAI – a now familiar acronym thanks to the tireless work of organizers, thought-leaders and activists. Large corporations are holding company-wide workshops, public schools are negotiating with community politics to bring this infrastructure into schools, theaters are radicalizing the artistic process and committing to a more accessible environment […]

A Conservation Conversation with Dr. Krithi Karanth

It was a fresh morning in Bangalore and Dr. Karanth was glowing. Meanwhile, in my New York apartment, I grinned out from the shadows of a poorly lit Zoom window at 11pm. But let me tell you – after the conversation we had – it was hard to go to sleep! I was feeling inspired […]

Costumes of The Jungle

Oona Natesan: Costume Designer, Critical Thinker, and Creative Powerhouse by Mukta Phatak We’ve all seen it: the elaborate lion headpiece, the epic four-man dragon puppet, two actors inside of a horse costume, an adorable child in a too large hat with foam cat ears, even the occasional actual dog on stage (I’m looking at you, […]

The Creative Process: Writing with Collective Wisdom

Every year, the EnActe Conservatory chooses a text to study and adapt into a piece of theater that explodes out from the source material. In 2019, the students decided on The Jungle Book. The beloved classic was originally written by Rudyard Kipling (a white, British man) and later adapted into its most well-known contemporary form, […]

Rehearsal Pianist The Jungle Book, Rudyard’s Revision

Rehearsal Pianist, The Jungle Book: Rudyard Revised The Rehearsal Pianist is a vital part of the rehearsal staff of EnActe’s Arts’ original musical production of The Jungle Book: Rudyard Revised. The Rehearsal Pianist reports to the Vocal Director, and works closely with them to provide piano accompaniment to all vocal rehearsals as required by the […]

Costume Manager, The Jungle Book, Rudyard’s Revision

Costume Manager, The Jungle Book: Rudyard Revised The Costume Manager is a vital part of the rehearsal staff of EnActe’s Arts’ original musical production of The Jungle Book: Rudyard Revised. The Costume Manager reports to the Production Manager, and works closely with them to ensure timely progress in all responsibilities relating to the crafting and […]

Stage Manager, The Jungle Book, Rudyard’s Revision

Stage Manager, The Jungle Book: Rudyard’s Revision The Stage Manager is a vital part of the rehearsal staff of EnActe’s Arts’ original musical production of The Jungle Book: Rudyard Revised. The Stage Manager reports to the Production Manager, and works closely with them to ensure timely communication and progress in all responsibilities among the production […]

Video Editor

Video Editor JOB DESCRIPTION: Part time, film and video editor The editor will produce virtual EnActe theatrical content – cine plays and short films, marketing and training videos and  EnActe School of Drama content. 20-25 hours per week   JOB DUTIES: Working with the EnActe Arts production team to produce cine plays and virtual theatrical […]

All for One, One for All

We partnered with eighteen amazing performing arts organizations in Silicon Valley to cooperatively raise funds. Art is the first responder for the soul. This Giving Tuesday we are honored to be part of an amazing group of Bay Area Performing Arts Organizations that have been bringing the healing power of Art to us this year. Knowing that this is […]

A Dive into History with Letters

As the Pandemic forced us to shut our physical doors we found several new windows to open. We produced our first Cine-Play in collaboration with Stagesmith Productions. We adapted Lavonne Mueller’s Letters to a Daughter from Prison, based on the letters between Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi in the backdrop of India’s freedom movement. An […]