Forum Theatre Workshop-by Pritesh Sodha

10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Ouroboros - The Art Hub "Blackbox Theatre"
203, Sheetalvarsha complex, oppo. PC jwellers, Shivranjani cross roads, Ahmedabad, India 380015

Registration fees: Rs. 1500/-

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2017-10-07 10:00:00 2017-10-08 14:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Forum Theatre Workshop-by Pritesh Sodha

Utopia Communications is a Mumbai based group created by the atrists, for theatre and of theatre. The primary purpose of the group is to do give quality theatre productions and apply the art form in various walks of life. His founder (principal trainer) Pritesh Sodha is an acclaimed theatre Actor, Director, Producer, Light designer in Gujarati and Marathi Theatre and has a lot of plays to his credit, like ‘Kanji no K’, ‘Pramey’, ‘Manchha’, ‘Tee..’, ‘Nanimaa’ and ‘Dear Father’ to name a few.

Utopia Communications has affiliations with renowned theatre personalities and theatre spaces with special attention mention of Kamlesh Mota, Bhavans, The NCPA and Prithvi Theatre.

Utopia Communications intends to initiate ‘i3 plan’ – a theatre workshop with the objective of using Forum theatre techniques for resolving everyday conflicts.
Forum Theatre is like Yoga for the mind!
Theatre has the power to cure the mind as Yoga has to cure the body. This activity based workshop has been designed to use forum and make it relevant in day to day life.

The following are the basic details of the course:

Imagination:
a session which is focused on getting the participants come up on their feet and imagine themselves and things around as anyone anything, anywhere! Idea is to release the inhibitons. introduction to bertolt brecht’s ‘gestus’ acting technique and also do famous theatre exercises by Augusto Boal like ‘joe egg’, ‘colombian hypnosis’, ‘pushing against each other’, ‘racing chairs’ etc.

Interpretation:
introduction to the technique of story writing. participants as groups will be given a set of stories from and a list of props available at their disposal; they have to make their own play from it!

Implementation:
introduction to augusta boal’s ‘forum theatre’ or ‘theatre of the oppressed’ introducing to drama therapy which focuses on forms of internalized oppression played out by a protagonist in relation to an antagonist. participants are divided into groups on the basis of a common internal oppression and each group come up with their short scene for Forum Theatre to begin. All participants now are spect-actors. They are responsible & accountable to speak their ideas for the change they want to see.

A few words on Forum Theatre: Becoming a participant of Forum is a process of realization and reflection. It can be unsettling and painful when buried feelings are stirred, but there can be no better way to voice one’s struggle, whether in one’s personal life, in the classroom, at a workplace or on the warring borders of countries. The subject of the Forum can be ever-changing, but what remains constant is the empathetic human dialogue it generates – something the world could use more of; something worth spreading wherever life takes you.

Ouroboros - The Art Hub "Blackbox Theatre"
203, Sheetalvarsha complex, oppo. PC jwellers, Shivranjani cross roads, Ahmedabad, India 380015

Creativeyatra.com info@creativeyatra.com

Utopia Communications is a Mumbai based group created by the atrists, for theatre and of theatre. The primary purpose of the group is to do give quality theatre productions and apply the art form in various walks of life. His founder (principal trainer) Pritesh Sodha is an acclaimed theatre Actor, Director, Producer, Light designer in Gujarati and Marathi Theatre and has a lot of plays to his credit, like ‘Kanji no K’, ‘Pramey’, ‘Manchha’, ‘Tee..’, ‘Nanimaa’ and ‘Dear Father’ to name a few.

Utopia Communications has affiliations with renowned theatre personalities and theatre spaces with special attention mention of Kamlesh Mota, Bhavans, The NCPA and Prithvi Theatre.

Utopia Communications intends to initiate ‘i3 plan’ – a theatre workshop with the objective of using Forum theatre techniques for resolving everyday conflicts.
Forum Theatre is like Yoga for the mind!
Theatre has the power to cure the mind as Yoga has to cure the body. This activity based workshop has been designed to use forum and make it relevant in day to day life.

The following are the basic details of the course:

Imagination:
a session which is focused on getting the participants come up on their feet and imagine themselves and things around as anyone anything, anywhere! Idea is to release the inhibitons. introduction to bertolt brecht’s ‘gestus’ acting technique and also do famous theatre exercises by Augusto Boal like ‘joe egg’, ‘colombian hypnosis’, ‘pushing against each other’, ‘racing chairs’ etc.

Interpretation:
introduction to the technique of story writing. participants as groups will be given a set of stories from and a list of props available at their disposal; they have to make their own play from it!

Implementation:
introduction to augusta boal’s ‘forum theatre’ or ‘theatre of the oppressed’ introducing to drama therapy which focuses on forms of internalized oppression played out by a protagonist in relation to an antagonist. participants are divided into groups on the basis of a common internal oppression and each group come up with their short scene for Forum Theatre to begin. All participants now are spect-actors. They are responsible & accountable to speak their ideas for the change they want to see.

A few words on Forum Theatre: Becoming a participant of Forum is a process of realization and reflection. It can be unsettling and painful when buried feelings are stirred, but there can be no better way to voice one’s struggle, whether in one’s personal life, in the classroom, at a workplace or on the warring borders of countries. The subject of the Forum can be ever-changing, but what remains constant is the empathetic human dialogue it generates – something the world could use more of; something worth spreading wherever life takes you.

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Heritage is a broad umbrella term that encompasses a variety of aspects that we (humans) value. Though a popular and conventional reference would always be with grand monuments, the term heritage is equally applicable to vernacular buildings, settlements, archaeological and historic sites, cultural practices, knowledge and skills, crafts, music, performing arts, celebrations and festivals, natural features, biodiversity, and so on. In the growing academic literature, professional fields of practices, government initiatives as well as the global institutions like UNESCO, heritage is increasingly recognized as a broad term and a much needed basis for our future and sustainable development. Young students in any discipline today should have at least some level of sensitivity towards this concept which matters both in personal life and professional careers. Those who have built a passion and interest around the theme can actually develop a unique niche for themselves in future. However, there are not many opportunities for young students to explore this idea. The Undergraduate Students Symposium and Workshop series on Heritage studies aims to fill the gap. The programme aims to engage interested participants in dual goals of i) sharing their understanding of heritage, and ii) learning what is happening in the larger context in the arena of heritage. This specific symposium cum workshop is organized by the Centre for Heritage Management at Ahmedabad University after a successful inaugural international conference on Heritage Management Education and Practice, with a theme this year (July 2017) on ‘Exploring Connections across Disciplines and Stakeholders’. The students symposium cum workshop is explicitly designed for undergraduate students across all disciplines with some interest in Heritage Studies. The inaugural edition of this students symposium is scheduled on November 25 – 26, 2017 at Ahmedabad University. The programme will coincide with the Heritage Week celebrations in Ahmedabad. Who can participate? Students currently pursuing any Bachelor’s degree programmes (preferably final year students) or recent graduates from various disciplines such as Archaeology, Design, Performing Arts, Management, Architecture, History, Science & Technology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Environmental Studies, Tourism, etc. Participants will also have the option of presenting their research/thesis/project/term papers related to heritage (this is optional but highly encouraged). Source: ahduni.edu.in  

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Heritage is a broad umbrella term that encompasses a variety of aspects that we (humans) value. Though a popular and conventional reference would always be with grand monuments, the term heritage is equally applicable to vernacular buildings, settlements, archaeological and historic sites, cultural practices, knowledge and skills, crafts, music, performing arts, celebrations and festivals, natural features, biodiversity, and so on. In the growing academic literature, professional fields of practices, government initiatives as well as the global institutions like UNESCO, heritage is increasingly recognized as a broad term and a much needed basis for our future and sustainable development. Young students in any discipline today should have at least some level of sensitivity towards this concept which matters both in personal life and professional careers. Those who have built a passion and interest around the theme can actually develop a unique niche for themselves in future. However, there are not many opportunities for young students to explore this idea. The Undergraduate Students Symposium and Workshop series on Heritage studies aims to fill the gap. The programme aims to engage interested participants in dual goals of i) sharing their understanding of heritage, and ii) learning what is happening in the larger context in the arena of heritage.

This specific symposium cum workshop is organized by the Centre for Heritage Management at Ahmedabad University after a successful inaugural international conference on Heritage Management Education and Practice, with a theme this year (July 2017) on ‘Exploring Connections across Disciplines and Stakeholders’. The students symposium cum workshop is explicitly designed for undergraduate students across all disciplines with some interest in Heritage Studies. The inaugural edition of this students symposium is scheduled on November 25 – 26, 2017 at Ahmedabad University. The programme will coincide with the Heritage Week celebrations in Ahmedabad.

Who can participate?
Students currently pursuing any Bachelor’s degree programmes (preferably final year students) or recent graduates from various disciplines such as Archaeology, Design, Performing Arts, Management, Architecture, History, Science & Technology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Environmental Studies, Tourism, etc. Participants will also have the option of presenting their research/thesis/project/term papers related to heritage (this is optional but highly encouraged).

Source: ahduni.edu.in

 

Centre for Heritage Management - Ahmedabad University, Asmita Bhava, Opposite H.L Commerce College, Near Commerce Six Roads, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380009

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An Opportunity for Undergraduate students/recent graduates to explore the field of heritage and share their own thoughts/works while also learning from peers and professionals! The last date to submit the online application form and Statement of Interest for participation (portfolio of presentation if willing to present in Symposium): October 6, 2017 Programme Highlights: * Students’ Symposium – opportunity for interested students and recent graduates to present their research or class projects. * Special Heritage Walk in the Old City of Ahmedabad, a World Heritage Property (inscribed in WHS in 2017), followed by a discussion with AMC officials and experts. * Networking Opportunities with faculty & experts from heritage sector; students and alumni of Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University. * Expert lectures: – Overview of the Heritage Discourses. – Heritage Sectors in India: Challenges & Opportunities. – Understanding World Heritage Process. – Intangible Heritage Convention: Opportunities & Challenges. – Current Heritage related Schemes of Government of India. – Heritage sectors in India and abroad: Organizations & Key Areas of Engagement including World Heritage, Heritage Tourism, – Conservation / Restoration of Heritage properties, and so on. – Case Studies on Urban Heritage; Natural Heritage; Crafts & Creative Sector; Archaeology; Intangible Heritage; Traditional crafts in Contemporary Arts; Capitalizing on Historic Built Heritage; Role of NGOs in supporting crafts community Source: Facebook

2017-11-25 05:30:00 2017-11-26 05:30:00 Asia/Kolkata Symposium and Workshop on Heri ...

An Opportunity for Undergraduate students/recent graduates to explore the field of heritage and share their own thoughts/works while also learning from peers and professionals!

The last date to submit the online application form and Statement of Interest for participation (portfolio of presentation if willing to present in Symposium): October 6, 2017

Programme Highlights:
* Students’ Symposium – opportunity for interested students and recent graduates to present their research or class projects.

* Special Heritage Walk in the Old City of Ahmedabad, a World Heritage Property (inscribed in WHS in 2017), followed by a discussion with AMC officials and experts.

* Networking Opportunities with faculty & experts from heritage sector; students and alumni of Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University.

* Expert lectures:
– Overview of the Heritage Discourses.
– Heritage Sectors in India: Challenges & Opportunities.
– Understanding World Heritage Process.
– Intangible Heritage Convention: Opportunities & Challenges.
– Current Heritage related Schemes of Government of India.
– Heritage sectors in India and abroad: Organizations & Key Areas of Engagement including World Heritage, Heritage Tourism,
– Conservation / Restoration of Heritage properties, and so on.
– Case Studies on Urban Heritage; Natural Heritage; Crafts & Creative Sector; Archaeology; Intangible Heritage; Traditional crafts in Contemporary Arts; Capitalizing on Historic Built Heritage; Role of NGOs in supporting crafts community

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Centre for Heritage Management-Ahmedabad University
Asmita Bhavan, Principal SV Desai Marg, Opposite H.L Commerce College, Near Commerce Six Roads, Navrangapura, Ahmedabad, India 380009

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