Lahore (Muhammad Yasir) Ajoka Theatre observed the World Theatre Day on 27 March with an online video meeting. The meeting was chaired by Ajoka’s Chairperson Zara Salman and attended by Executive Director Shahid Nadeem, General Secretary SohailWarraich, Director Ajoka Institute Nirvaan Nadeem, executive Member NayabFaiza, Technical Coordinator Nadeem Mir and eminent actor Savera Nadeem. The meeting was held online in view of the which challenges posed by the Corona Virus and restrictions on gatherings. The participants conveyed their greetings to the International Theatre Institute and international theatre community on the World Theatre Day and appreciated the world-wide response to the World Theatre Day message delivered by Ajoka’s Shahid Nadeem.
A plan was chalked out under the title of “Theatre in the Time of Corona”. It will include the conversion of Ajoka Institute’sregular classes to online classes and dramatic recordings for online audience through live-streaming. The meeting also decided to launch an Ajoka You Tube Channel which will show video recordings of popular Ajoka plays as well as new productions.