Welcome to STEPARC

Sphoorthi Theatre for Educational Puppetry, Art & Craft STEPARC is constituted under the Society's Act 2001, Govt. of A.P., which comprises a President, Srinivasan Raghu A Post Graduate in Engineering. Presently working as an Director at a Leading Software Development Company at Hyderabad. Has a lot of enthusiasm and interest in the knowledge addition through Visual arts for the school-going children.



About Ms. Padmini Rangarajan

Puppeteer, Storyteller, Speaker, Presenter, and Scholar in the Field of Education. She has an M.Phil. in Sociology from Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Open University in Hyderabad, a Post Graduate degree in social work from Karnatak University in Dharwad, and a Post Graduation Diploma in women's studies from the same institution. Her areas of expertise include puppetry, storytelling, folklore, sociology, and education, and she does her own research in these areas.

She's been an educator for a long time, nearly a decade. From 2005 through March of 2010, she taught at the Vivekananda Institute of Languages in Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad, where she lectured in basic Chinese Mandarin and spoken English. From 2003 until 2010, she worked as a Resource Person for The Hindu's Newspaper in Education (NIE) programme. passion, vision, and a commitment to bringing about fundamental shifts in how individuals teach and learn in order to pass on our cultural heritage to the next generation.

Certificate Padmini Rangarajan

Our Partners

Puthalika Patrika News Magazine

Puthalika Patrika February 2024

Upcoming Events

Event Feb  2024

"Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai" -on Tal Radio Hindi on February 18, 2204 at 11:30 am IST and 10:00PM PST
Listen more about it in only on https://www.talradio.org/hindi/

Latest News and Events

Ms. Vicky Hart's documentary film "Magic in Our Hands" -made on Sphoorthi's work is now on Amazon.

Our film www.magicinourhands.com featuring SphoorthiTheatre Steparc has been picked up by Conscious Good whose mission is to elevate the human experience and collectively heal the world one inspiring story at a time. How awesome is that?!


#Environment #ExpandingConsciousness #InspirationalStories #Mindfulness #Nature

Thanking you

Vicky Hart

    Puppets for Sale

    Sphoorthi Theatre Puppets, Stick Puppets, Hand Puppets-Glove Puppets and Shadow Puppets

    Be A Puppeteer

    We in Sphoorthi Theater puppet shows and conducting workshops




STEPARC looks forward to be associated in organizing seminars and lectures on Puppetry, story telling, folk lores and folk arts of India.

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Rainbow represents the colour and vibrancy that the organization aspires to bring about in the Educational domain through the medium of Puppetry. "Two Puppets a Girl and a Boy symbolize the unbiased approach towards Children and giving equal importance to both. Further it also symbolizes the Heritage of Music / Dance. Puppetry being a Visual medium has the ingredients of the rich Dance and Music as an art form.

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Padmini R - Director

Recipient of Tata Fellowship in Folklore 2012-2013

  an M.Phil in Sociology, Postgraduate in Social Work, P.G. Diploma in Women's Studies, having long associated with cultural & art forms acquired vast knowledge and versatile expertise. Characterized by strong enthusiasm, envisaged and passionately striving to bring-in radical changes into the training methodology for imparting knowledge to learners.