India | Tamil Nadu | Chennai


Koothu-P-Pattarai, a full-time Tamil theater, has been organizing contemporary plays in Tamil for the last 27 years. It reproduces and presents native folk arts in a contemporary style. The name Koothu-p-pattarai is formed from theru koothu, a Tamil folk form.

Activities of the Koothu-P-Pattarai include production and presentation of plays, conducting workshops for teaching the elements of traditional theater art forms and organizing lectures and demonstrations for children in educational institutions with a view to create awareness in folk theater and its significance to contemporary theater.

In addition, it is a research center for performing arts in South India and there is a theater speech laboratory, where training is given to its actors on the nuances of speech in its varied dialects and expressions.

Updated on 8th November, 2014
District: Chennai
Location: Vaikasi Street, Chinmaya Nagar
Stage-2, Virugambakkam
Phone: +91-44-24796940

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