ISBN: 978 984 506 378 4

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Theatre Worldwide: My ITI Years

Publisher(s): The University Press Limited (UPL)   

First Published: November 2021 No. of Pages: 197 Weight (kg): 1

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The book chronicles the four decade journey of the writer with the International Theatre Institute, the largest organisation of performing arts in the world. The reader could also get an idea how the institute came into being after the horrifying experience of the Word War II with a purpose to establish peace through promotion of international exchange of
knowledge and practice in the domain of performing arts. The writer observed the activities of the ITI closely since 1981 and gradually became actively involved. The growth of the Bangladesh Centre of ITI has also been portrayed in the right sequence. One can get an idea of the colourful diversity of world theatre through the eyes of the writer who has widely travelled many countries, came in contact with so many wonderful personalities from varied cultures. As the worldwide President of ITI for six years, he was at the helm of affairs of the organisation which has now got around one hundred national centres
around the world.

Contents

Foreword
A Note from the Author
Chapter 1:        The Curtain Raiser
Chapter 2:        ITI: Beginnings
Chapter 3:        My Journey Begins
Chapter 4:        A Debt of Gratitude
Chapter 5:        Bangladesh Launches International Events
Chapter 6:        Towards a New Path
Chapter 7:         A Call from the South of France
Chapter 8:        Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Inaugurates Our Biggest Event
Chapter 9:         Dr. Sheikh Sultan Saves the Day
Chapter 10:       Exploring New Cultures
Chapter 11:       An Unknown Enemy?   
Chapter 12:       Fujairah and Sharjah     
Chapter 13:       The Executive Committee Meets in Dhaka
Chapter 14:       Dr. Sheikh Sultan Delivers the WTD Message in Paris             
Chapter 15:        Honoured and Humbled: Moments of Personal and National Pride         
Chapter 16:        Bangladesh Centre’s Diverse Initiatives       
Chapter 17:        China Dazzles Us in Xiamen         
Chapter 18:        Bangladesh: A Plethora of Activities       
Chapter 19:        The End of My Presidency           
Chapter 20:        Dhaka, Shanghai, New York, and Tokushima       
Chapter 21:        Fujairah Again
Chapter 22:        Segovia: Today’s Theatremakers in a Medieval City         
Chapter 23:        70th Anniversary Celebrations
Chapter 24:        Life Slows Down             
Chapter 25:        The Pandemic Strikes   
Chapter 26:        The Curtain Call
Annexures                         

 

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