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The Little Theatre Group Repertory Training Program is an annual training program for young theatre practitioners led by the LTG Repertory Artistic Director.


The program is supported by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India.

SESSION 2023-24

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LTG Repertory Artistic Director 2023-24

Rajneesh Gautam

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Rajneesh Gautam has been associated with theatre for the last 15 years as a writer, director and actor. He has worked as a Theatre Mentor with various Delhi University Colleges and schools.
He founded his own theatre group "SAITAN" in July 2014. He has been working with Akshara Theatre as a Light Designer and Director for the last 6 years. A poet at heart, he believes in the freedom of art and speech.

Program Details

Annual training program for aspiring theatre professionals to hone their skills in performance and theory.


The course is divided into two terms: Summer Term & Winter Term. Each term will comprise six months. Each term will include at least two stage productions performed at the LTG Auditorium. Each term will include at least three plays’ review and discussion by the Rep members. 
The course will introduce the participants to Script writing, Light design, Stage Direction, Live Music and various other facets of theatre. 
The course will also try to explore various forms of theatre like Miming, Clowning, Physical Theatre, and more. 


Acting Structure of the whole course will majorly focus on:


  • Characterisation

  • Diction & Speech

  • Physical, Emotional and Psychological identity of characters

  • Vocal Projection & Breathing Design

  • Body Movement & Choreography

  • Stage Movement & Blocking

  • Script interpretation & Dissection

  • Improvisation

  • Scene Workand S


This program is only open to individuals above the age of 18. Please review the minimum experience requirements below. If you do not meet the requirements, you can still apply and it will be up to the discretion of the selection committee to consider your application for the next round.


Participation in 2 full-length theatre productions is mandatory. Prior experience in professional theatre is desirable, but not mandatory.


There is only an application fees of INR 200/- that needs to be submitted along with your form. There is no other fees for the program.


The program is based in New Delhi and will run from April 2023 to March 2024. Selected Repertory members must make themselves available both online and offline throughout this duration. Sessions will run for a minimum of three hours on weekdays and may become rigorous close to performance days.

Timings: 11 am - 2 pm, Monday - Friday


Selected Repertory members will be given a monthly stipend of INR 6,000/- based on attendance. The stipend will be paid in parts: 50% (INR 3000/-) per month from LTG funds + 50% on approval of the Repertory Grant by the Ministry of Culture.


The LTG has been a training ground for performing arts professionals since the late 1940s. We are committed to providing equal opportunity based on merit to all individuals and do not discriminate on class, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other characteristic. The LTG has a zero-tolerance policy towards mental/sexual harassment and any cases of misdemeanour will result in expulsion from the Repertory program.

Applications are now closed.


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