De-linking sacred from theater has done much harm to the art form. When temples were seats of art and music, there was an assured patronage to the arts.
Rashma N. Kalsie
Rashma N. Kalsie is a playwright, author and research associate with Vision India Foundation. Her plays have been performed in Australia and India. Rashma's work includes the plays: Padma Shri Prahasana (IHC and IGNCA, Delhi), Melbourne Talam (MTC NEON Readings 2015, MTC Cybec Electric Festival, 2016, MTC Education Season 4th May - 20th May, 2017 at Southbank Theater followed by seven city tour of regional Victoria and Tasmania), The Lost Dog (Walker Gallery & Arts Centre, Melbourne 2012 and 2014), The Rejected Girl (Mumbai Theatre Guide One-Act Plays Shortlist) and Meri Script Hai Kahan (Eventura Creations 2003) and over 100 scripts for TV shows with B.A.G. Films and News and Entertainment Television. She has published articles and short fiction in print and online magazines - Woman's Era, Manushi, garam chai.com, indiafacts.com and feminafastfiction.com