Stories about "Sri Lankan performance arts"
Back at Bates to work with a class in Indonesian performance, Sulo Dissanayake '09 works with rod puppets during a rehearsal for a May 14 performance. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Dissanayake ’09 to perform in May 14 gamelan, puppetry event

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 2:32 pm

Sulochana Dissanayake '09 has come back to Bates College to work with students and take part in a performance of puppetry and gamelan music on May 14.

Senior to use Watson award to study South African, Indonesian theater

Monday, March 30, 2009 1:56 pm

With the ultimate aim of teaching contemporary drama in her native Sri Lanka, a Bates College senior has received a 2009 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to study performance arts in South Africa and Indonesia. Sulochana Dissanayake of Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka, is one of 40 recipients of the 2009 fellowship, a $28,000 award supporting a year of independent research abroad.