Sukracharya Rabha

Shri Sukracharjya Rabha was born 10 April 1977 at Rampur village in Goalpara of Assam. He learnt the art of theatre initially in workshops on theatre direction and design at Guwahati. He further trained under Shri H. Kanhailal and Smt. H. Sabitri at Kalakshetra, Imphal, Manipur for two years. Later he assisted Shri Kanhailal in the workshop productions and the project, Nature-Lore in 2005.
He founded his theatre group, Badungduppa, a rural based theatre centre at his village in 1998 and made a mark as a young talent early in life. He has directed 12 plays in Rabha, Bodo and Nepali languages. Some of the plays are Tikhar, Changkoy, Rupalim, Hati aru Fandi, Lovita, To'Poidom, Madaiah Muchi, Dangai and Damukchi and were performed widely. Shri Rabha also conducted workshop under the project The Ritual in Theatre, jointly by Dayna Martinez Moraless in collaboration with Theatre Embassy, the Netherlands. Shri Rabha is regularly organizing workshops for rural artists and a theatre festival named ‘Under The Sal Tree Festival’ annually with his group.
Shri Sukracharjya Rabha is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2009 for his notable talent in the field of theatre direction.