Welcome to Ninasam

Ninasam is a cultural organisation located in the village of Heggodu in Sagar Taluk of the Shivamogga district in the state of Karnataka, India. Ninasam (also spelt as Neenasam) is the short form of Sri NIlakanteshwara NAtyaseva SAMgha, an organisation dedicated to the dissemination of Theatre and Culture. Renowned dramatist and Magsaysay award winner, K V Subbanna was one of the founder members of Ninasam. Registered as a charitable society, Ninasam has around one hundred members and is run by an executive committee.Through the last five decades of socio-cultural work, Ninasam has now branched out into several organizations.


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    Prahlada Charitre

    7:15 pmShivarama Karantha Rangamandira, Ninasam

    A play by Sadguru Sangeeta Vidyalaya, Sagar.

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5 days ago


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1 month ago


"Maati" (Hindi adaptation of Federico García Lorca's 'Yerma').
Play performed by the students of The Drama School, Mumbai.
Hindi adaptation by: Neha Sharma
Directed by: Mahesh Dattani
Venue: Intimate Theatre, Heggodu
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1 month ago


"Arasu Vichaara"
Play performed by the students of Ninasam Theatre Institute (2017-18 batch).
Direction: Raghunandana
Technical assistance / design: Manju Kodagu
Venue: Shivarama Karanta Rangamandira, Heggodu
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2 months ago


Our troupe (Ninasam) will be performing a play in Chennai, as part of the Theatre Olympics Festival organized by NSD.. The details are as follows:

Play : Malati Madhava (Kannada)
By : Bhavabhuti
Translated and directed by : Akshara KV
Performed by the local theatre group, Heggodu
Date : Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Venue : Tamil Isai Sangam
Duration : 150 minutes including 10 minutes interval
Time : Evening

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Ninasam Theater Institute

Course: Summer Theater Workshop


Heggodu, Honnesara Post, Sagar Taluk,
Shivamogga District,Karnataka 577 417

Tel: 08183 265646
Email ID: office@ninasam.org

Timings for telephone: Monday to Saturday 10.00 am – 12:00 pm, 4.00pm – 6.00pm; Sunday is holiday.