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DOLLS THEATRE is a Puppet Theatre Group of Kolkata, India’s most contemporary creative puppet groups belonging to the non-conventional puppet which synthesize of modern and tradition. Formed in 1990 by SUDIP GUPTA, the group has propelled itself to the frontline. Since its earliest play, DOLLS THEATRE has received appreciation for communicating to audiences that a puppet is more than a replica of human performer. Travelling extensively in India and even abroad and participating in governmental and non-governmental festivals around the world, the group has been a participant at the prestigious 8th International Puppet Theatre Festival, Tehran, IRAN in the years 2000, 6th International Puppet Theatre Festival, ISARAEL in 2002, 9th International Puppet Theatre Festival, Tehran, IRAN in the years 2002, 25th International Puppet Festival, SPAIN in 2007 and Harmony World Puppet Carnival,

Bangkok, THAILAND 2014. TAMING OF THE WILD, PADMAGATHA, SHATRANG KE KHILADI, NAK KATA RAJA, and AGUNER PARASSMONI are some of the creative geniuses of Gupta. DOLLS THEATRE productions have also been broadcast by Doordarshan and used by popular media to spread social messages too. DOLLS THEATRE is active participant on platforms like Sangeet Natak Academy, (New Delhi), SPICMACAY, Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (New Delhi), ICCR, CCRT, Paschim Banga Natya Academi, Bharat Vaban (Bhopal), Uttar Pradesh Sangeet Natak Academy, Madhyapradesh Lok Kala Parisad, Army Academy (Chennai), Madras Regimental Centre, National School of Drama (New Delhi), Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, (Bhopal), among others.

Our team

Sudip Gupta

Founder of the

DOLLS THEATRE

Sudip Gupta

Founder of the

DOLLS THEATRE

Sudip Gupta

Founder of the

DOLLS THEATRE

Sudip Gupta

Founder of the

DOLLS THEATRE