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Mr S.chandrakumar

Senior Lecturer
Department of Fine Arts
Eastern University
Sri Lanka

Biography

Biography: i. Name with initials : Mr S.Chandrakumar ii. Name denoted by initial : Sundaralingam iii. Present Position: Senior Lecturer, Eastern University. iv. Permanent address : Alayadi Road West, Vantharumoolai, Batticaloa (E.P) v. Date of birth : 1977-07-10 vi. Nationality : Sri Lankan Tamil vii. Sex : Male viii. N.I.C No : 771920900V ix. Civil Status : Married x. Nationality : Sri Lankan xi. Place of Birth: Kattankudy, Sri Lanka. xii. School attended : BT/Ampilanthurai kalaimahal M.V xiii. Contacts : Telephone : Residence +94 67 2221984: Mobile +94 77 6661495 xiv. E-Mail : [email protected] Educational Qualification: Degree Institution Year M.Phil. in Drama and Theatre Arts Eastern University, Sri Lanka 2014 M.A in Drama and Theatre Arts Eastern University, Sri Lanka 2008 Postgraduate Diploma in Education Open University of Sri Lanka 2007 B.A. (Hons)(2nd class Upper) Drama & Theatre Eastern University, Sri Lanka 2004 Directed and Performance Chandrakumar,S. Directed “Arodu Nogan” (Modern Stage Play) drama for Department of Fine Arts special Student and final staged on 25.05.2017 at Nalaiya Memorial hall, Eastern University, Vantharumoolai. Chandrakumar,S. Acted as an important two Characters of this Veerakumaran kooththu) “Vedan (Hunter) and Munivar” at “Veerakumaran Vadamoodi Kooththu” produced by Department of Fine Arts was staged at night of 15.03.2017 in Eastern University. Chandrakumar,S. Acted as a “Alankararupan” (Main Character of Alankararupan Kooththu) at “Alankararupan Nadakam” Thenmody kooththu produced by Department of Fine Arts was staged at night of 27.03.2016 in view of celebrating the world Drama Day of Swami Vipulananda Institute of Aesthetic Studies. Chandrakumar,S. Acted as a “Kurukeththiran” (Main Character of Kurukeththiran Poor Kooththu) at “Kurukeththiran poor” Vadamodi kooththu conducted Sirila Sri Sellakkathikama Suvami temple, Kurukkalmadam on 03.09.2016. Chandrakumar,S. Acted as a “Paraiyaraivon” (Drummer) at “Mazhalai Pazham Vadamoodi Kooththu” (Children Kooththu) conducted by Karuveppankeni, Batticaloa on 02.04.2016. and Mamankam Traditional Theatre Festival held on 28.08.2016. Chandrakumar,S. In – Charge and participated Vakarai Indigenous Community’s ‘Pulikkooththu’ Performance at “Jaffna Musical Festival -2015” conducted by Norwegian in Jaffna on 30.05.2015. Chandrakumar,S. In - Charge and participated at Vakarai indigenous community’s Pulikkooththu conducted by ‘Paddippalai Society, Art Development institute’ in kokadicholai, Batticloa on 6th 7th June 2015. Chandrakumar,S. Acted as a Person (a actor) at “Namakkana” (Micro credit of Street Play) conducted by EHED and Third Eye Local knowledge & Skill Group Batticaloa in 14 Divisional Secretariat of Batticaloa on from December 2014 to June 2015. Chandrakumar.S. Built Kalary (Traditional Theatre Stage) for the Thuraineelavanai community to perform kooththu conducted by Aman kovil Temple administrative in Thuraineelavanai, october,2015. Chandrakumar.S. Acted as a “Vedan” at Pulikkoththu conducted by Department of Fine Arts in Vantharumoolai Kannaki Amman Temple on 16.10.2015. Chandrakumar,S. Acted as a “Alankararupan” (Main Character of Alankararupan Kooththu) at “Alankararupan” Thenmody kooththu conducted by Department of Fine Arts was staged at night of 24.07.2015 in Eastern University and ‘Maamankam Festival was stage on 08.08.2015. Chandrakumar,S. Acted as a Person (a actor) at “Namakkana” (Micro credit of street play – Modern Drama) conducted by Third Eye Local knowledge & Skill Group Batticaloa in Training College Batticaloa on 27.09. 2015. Chandrakumar,S. Acted as a “Alappillai” at “Kandiyarasan” Thenmodi kooththu conducted by Department of Fine Arts in Dhayata kirula National Exhibition programme 2013, Ampara on 26th March 2013. Chandrakumar,S. performed piece of Thenmodi Kooththu at the“All University Cultural Festival Programme 2013” Rajarate University on 20th June 2013. Chandrakumar,S. Performed piece of Thenmodi kooththu at the Maamangam Temple Festival on 1st August 2013. Chandrakumar,S. Acted as a “Arakkan” at “Malaippalam” Vadamodi Children kooththu in the Maamangam Temple Festival conducted by Department of Fine Arts on 2nd & 4th August 2013. Chandrakumar,S. Directed a street play (Drama) “மனிசன் இருக்கிறான் மனிசி எங்கே?” at the Woman against violence programme conducted by Department of Fine Arts in Eastern University, Vantharumoolai on December 2013. Chandrakumar,S. Directed a street play (Drama) “அம்மா சும்மா இருக்கிறா?” at the Woman against violence programme conducted by Department of Fine Arts in Orumulacholai, Vantharumoolai on December 2012. Chandrakumar,S. Directed drama “Yar Poruppu” (யார்பொறுப்பு) for 4th year Drama and theatre Student in EUSL, June, 2011. Chandrakumar,S. Directed drama “Maattam” (மாற்றம்) conducted by the Department of Fine Arts 29.06.2011. Chandrakumar,S. Participated and performed Yarl Musical Festival on February 2011. Chandrakumar,S. participated and supported Drama Programmed “Manam maariya mannarkal” (kdk; khwpa kd;dh;fs;) Vada moodi kooththu conducted by G.T.Z in Batticaloa 27.12.2010. Community Outreach Work Children Performance Chandrakumar.S. Had facilitated and performed in “Mazhalai Pazham Vadamoodi Kooththu” for the purpose of community Welfare by using Children and adults from Karuveppankerni, Batticaloa within three Months. The Final programme was staged on 02.04.2016. Galle Musical Festival Chandrakumar.S, Had facilitated and performed “Pulikooththu of Veddas Community” for empower indigenous community at Galle Musical Festival -2016 organized by Norway Embassy & Seva Lanka Foundation on 13.05.2016. Jaffna Musical Festival Chandrakumar.S had facilitated and performed “Pulikooththu of Veddas Community” for empower indigenous community at Galle Musical Festival -2015 organized by Norway Embassy & Seva Lanka Foundation on 30.05.2015. Traditional Theatre Festival in Sri Lanka Chandarkumar.S was in – charge to organize Programme for the “Traditional Theatre Festival - 2016” conducted by Department of Fine Arts in the Maamangam Temple Festival on 26.07.2016 – 28.07.2017 Built Traditional Theatre Stage – Theatre Architecture Chandarkumar.S. Built Kalary (Traditional Theatre Stage) for the Performed Children kooththu in Jaffna on 16th September 2015. Chandarkumar.S built Kalary (Traditional Theatre Stage) for the Performed and display in Mamankam Traditional Theatre festival on 2013 -2017 Chandarkumar.S supported and Participated to performed “Elampoor” Vadamodi kooththu at Ammanthanavelli Community in Vakarai. The Final programme was staged on 13.07.2016.

Research Interest

History of Theatre Arts; Theatre Art Criticism; Folklore, Ritual; Traditional Theatre; Cultural Studies; Indigenous Studies Based on Performance Art; Drama and Theatre Arts; Local knowledge and skill ; Practice and Promotions of Local Art Tradition; Practice and Promotions of Local Art Tradition; Indigenous Theatre Art Traditions: Special reference to Eastern Province of Sri Lanka; Art in rituals of Eastern Sri Lanka; Research Methodologies and Dissertation/Performance; Performance studies; Dramatic Performance; Modern and Post Modern Theatre; Cinema and Tamil society; Social issues and Theatre activism; Community Theatre activities; Learning by Performance; Colonial and Post-colonial Theatre; Art, Culture and Society; Theatre Personality; Incorporate Women in Traditional Theatre; Theatre Anthropology.

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