Black Box Okhla
“This was a family-owned mill, turned by owner Nikhil Mehta into a black box theatre,” says Charu. “The fourth wall [an imaginary wall that separates actors from the audience] already exists on TV, so why have regular theatre performances? In a black box theatre, the audience is already inside the space, so the performance is not restricted.” Black Box Okhla, a vast space with both a main space and a mezzanine, hosts performances, residencies and workshops. Charu runs an actors’ study circle here, where attendees participate in a reading followed by a group discussion. For more information on upcoming programmes, visit its website.