Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture and Education 2016

The Constellation of Indonesian Theatre Groups During the Period of 2011—2015

Nurhadi, Kusmarwanti

The Constellation of Indonesian Theatre Groups During the Period of 2011—2015


This article aims to describe the development of the constellation of Indonesian theatre groups during the 2011—2015. What were the theatre groups active in this period and how their involvement in Indonesian theatre development took place. The object of this research is the article reviews or the report on theatre performances in some of mass media in 2011— 2015. The study was limited to the media as the samples and the years of the research. Data collection techniques used was reading technique. The collected data was categorized, analyzed, and interpreted. For the validity and the reliability, the validity of semantic technique, intrarater and interrater technique were used. Data collections were analyzed by the descriptively qualitative. The final conclusion is the constellation of theatre group in this period is divided into: the theater group that is established and productive, the well- established groups that still exist, the regional theater groups, and the campus theatre groups. The theatre groups that are active and productive in stage are Teater Garasi (Yogyakarta), Teater Koma (Jakarta), and Teater Gandrik (Yogyakarta). The next is the theater groups that have been known and tried to maintain its existence such as: Bengkel Teater, Teater Kecil, and Teater Mandiri. After that, followed by the groups that take part in a provincial or a city/district. Komunitas Teater Sangkala Cipanas included in the representing example. They staged script of Aduh by Putu Wijaya on February to April 2013 at a number of places in Cianjur district. Finally, the theatre groups that come from a number of the university campuses in Indonesia, such as Teater Gadjah Mada that took stage on December 12, 2015.


Indonesian theatre, stage, drama

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