The DOT Theatre is again in Coimbatore with its newest play, ‘Baksa’


Directed by the use of Amrith Jayan, it talks in regards to the struggle to overcome the conditioning of other folks by the use of society

An individual pops out of a box to go looking out himself in a global filled with question marks. Briefly he realises that he is trapped and has to play by the use of the foundations set by the use of society. This is part of the DOT Theatre’s latest production referred to as Baksa, directed by the use of Amrith Jayan. The play is a non-verbal comedy inspired by the use of Samuel Beckett’s Act Without Words. “This is my directorial debut, and it discusses the conditioning of other folks. The sector represents the necessities that we are all trapped in,” explains the 21-year-old from Coimbatore.

Baksa is performed by the use of Abhimanyu Nair and Mohammed Lehry. “Both of them produce other appearing types and that works totally for the play.” It runs for 75 minutes and was initially conceptualised as a short lived play while Amrith was pursuing his graduation in Theatre Analysis from Christ (Deemed to be School), Bengaluru in 2019. “Then it was merely 3 other people inside the body of workers. Now we’ve grown to 13 artistes and all other people brainstormed together to shape it up.” The play has now covered 10 levels all over Bengaluru and Mumbai. “Our first potency was at Ranga Shankara. It was an entire space, and this impressed us to participate in a festival organised by the use of THESPO, A Formative years Theatre Movement in Mumbai. Baksa was one of the vital 4 plays to be made up our minds on from spherical 200 entries submitted.” There it received awards for perfect course, supporting actor and production design.

Keeping up the play non-verbal was a mindful selection for Amrith. “I believe that the absurdity of this play may well be upper conveyed through body language than verbal verbal alternate. As it is not restricted to any language, it is going to actually have a wider reach.” Baksa is DOT Theatre’s third production. The principle was a political satire referred to as Men and Dog. “It is an adaptation of Indira Parthasarathy’s Man, Woman and Dog and was performed in Bengaluru and Coimbatore. Our 2nd play was The Need by the use of Manjula Padmanabhan and was performed by the use of Mohammed. It discusses the issue of overpopulation.” He sees eye to eye that ultimate twelve months was a difficult time for theatre. “With the pandemic, quite a lot of the productions closed down. We had to cancel quite a lot of our shows too. This is a time of revival and it is vital to stick it going,” he concludes.

The play is on March 6, 7pm at Vidhya Niketan Public School, Vilankurichi Side road. Tickets are available for ₹300 at


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