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Frequently Asked Questions About Anubhav

Q: Anubhav, what does it mean?
A: In several Indian languages, including Bengali, anubhav stands for a deep feeling or experience.

Q: Who are you and what are your objectives?
A: We are group of like-minded individuals in Calgary, Alberta with roots from the Indian subcontinent. We are solely committed to promoting performing arts and having a lot of fun in the process.

Q: What are your plans?
A: We are very focused on our objectives and hope to,

  • Put up regular professional quality productions complete in all aspects including, costumes, music, light, sound, make-up and stage design.
  • Increase awareness of cultural issues in the field of performing arts among members and the community at large.
  • Set up a feedback loop to assimilate constructive suggestions into future activities.

Q: Who can join Anubhav?
A: Any individual with a keen interest in performing arts and who is willing to make a commitment of time for the group workshops can join Anubhav. Ours is a group activity and it is essential that all members in a production make similar commitments so as not to inconvenience others. Together we can have a whale of a time.

Q: Do you provide formal training?
A: We learn through regular group practice incorporating constructive feedback. However considerable self assessment and analyses are essential.

Q: Is there a membership fee?
A: No. Members share day-to day operating costs. We hope to recover the production costs from ticket sales, advertisements and personal donations.

Q: How does the organization work?
A: We are an open, informal and unstructured organization. All members volunteer for the various responsibilities.

Q: Is Anubhav a registered society?
A: Yes, We are a registered society under the Registrar of Corporations, Province of Alberta, Canada.

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