Organization - Manipuri Theatre

Manipuri Theatre
Basic Information
English Manipuri Theatre
Local language মণিপুরী থিয়েটার
Country Bangladesh
Category Research Institute Educational Institution Culture based Organization
Domain Oral Traditions and Expressions
Performing Arts
Social Practices, Rituals and Festive Events
Function Research
Education and Training
Established year 1996

The objectives of Manipuri Theatre are:

  1. To overcome the hurdles and transmit the living heritage of the Manipuri community: its practice and knowledge to the younger generation
  2. To increase the participation of communities, groups, and individuals.
  3. To make the ICH traditions of the Manipuri community available to a wider audience
  4. To enhance regional capacity
  5. To foster regional and international cooperation
  6. To build, maintain and strengthen the network
  7. To raise awareness, to share and celebrate
  8. To develop dialogue and respect for cultural diversity.

Manipuri Theatre, located at a very remote village of Ghoramara of Kamalganj Upazila in Moulvibazar, has now become an example of theatre excellence of Bangladesh, for their outstanding stage performances. Over the last 20 years, the organization has made a mark in theatre: producing around 30 plays, many of which were critically acclaimed. The journey of Manipuri Theatre from a remote village of the Sylhet division is quite an inspiring one. In these years it has been able to pull theatergoers, create a studio theatre and bring out some excellent productions. Their work has been acclaimed for being instrumental in the fight against extremism in the society.

Major Activities

The major activities of Manipuri Theatre are:

  1. Promotion, preservation and safeguarding of Manipuri culture
  2. Enhancement of regional cooperation through performance art
  3. Transmission of knowledge about indigenous culture to the next generation



Contact Information (Organization)
Address Ghoramara, Kamalganj, Moulavibazar, Sylhet

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