EP 127 . 12 Jun 19

Story behind Thespo’s last 20 years

With Q and Toral Shah

In the episode

  • What have been your 3 biggest challenges to keep it running for the last 20 years?
  • What are the 3 biggest learnings you had from young theatre enthusiasts?
  • It’s a cliche question but, Can you name any 5 plays which are must watch, originated from Thespo?
  • What is your long term vision for Thespo? How do you see it shaping up in the future?

About Q and Toral Shah

These guys needs no introduction for people who belong to the world of theatre and arts. Quasar, apart from being an accomplished actor, writer, director and a producer, Q is also founder of Thespo Theatre festival which completed 20 years last December 2018. Toral is all things backstage. Toral started working full-time with QTP productions since June 2001. She worked in the capacity of administrator, in-house graphics designer, lights/sound operator, production manager and stage manager. She was the festival director of ‘Thespo’ in 2002 and from 1999 onwards has been the festival’s coordinator and art director.