Nov 11-14, 2018
09.00 AM - 06.00 PM
THE INTRINSIC VALUES OF OBJECTS are that they are non-threatening, absolutely ordinary and familiar to children.
THE WORKSHOP will focus on visual storytelling & communication at various levels with objects and materials found all
around us. The participants will be immersed in various levels of theatre making, story making and ideas communication
~ From original story-making, to story-boarding and converting their original stories into miniature theatres or walkthrough
landscapes ~ all with objects and materials that we consider utilitarian or sometimes useless. The objects &
materials may become representational or symbolic of the created stories & ideas, and the focus will remain on the depth
of process rather than the final product. The participants will experience how to communicate with objects and materials
to create layers of symbolic meaning. This type of theatre is simple, yet deeply poetic, deeply ironic, associative and
CHOITI GHOSH is an Object Theatre practitioner, puppeteer, singer, actor, writer and
the artistic director of Tram Arts Trust. (www.tramarts.org)
Born into a family of theatre-wallahs, she was initiated early onto the stage. In 1998 she started her career as a theatre
professional in children’s theatre, as a performer, facilitator and manager. She worked in alternative education with the
well-known educationist Prof. A.K. Jalaluddin; besides performing with various theatre companies in India including Dr.
Habib Tanvir’s Naya Theatre, Dr. Ashish Ghosh’s ANANT in Delhi, Mr. Sunil Shanbag’s Arpana in Mumbai and various
others. In 2004, Choiti was initiated into puppetry by Anurupa Roy’s Katkatha Puppet Arts Trust. In 2010 she trained in
Object Theatre under the well-known Belgian Object Theatre artiste Agnes Limbos at the Institut International de la
Marionnette in Charleville Mezieres, France and started Tram Arts Trust the following year. Choiti has been an artist &
researcher-in-residence at the Deutsches Forum fur Figurentheatre und Puppenspeilkunst at Bochum, Germany (2012) &
at the Institut International de la Marionnette, Charleville Mezieres, France (2015). She was the recipient of the Sahitya
Rangabhoomi Vinod Doshi Fellowship for Outstanding Young Artists in 2011. She received the Ustad
BismillahKhan Yuva Puraskar granted by Sangeet Nataka Akademi, for puppetry for the year 2015.
Jun 21, 2019
A mosaic is a piece of art or image made from the assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials. It is often used in decorative art or as interior decoration. Most mosaics are made of small, flat, roughly square, pieces of stone or glass of different colors, known as tesserae. Workshop Details : – This 3 hour mosaic workshop will enable the participants to acquire a basic knowledge of mosaic making. – Participant will learn, Basic techniques, tools and materials involved in creating mosaic art + Cutting tile + adhesive to use + grouting. – Final product is ceramic tile mosaic tray (10.5″ x 8″ x 2″) – All required materials will be provided. What to bring : Old news paper, rough cloth Source : Facebook.
Jun 22, 2019
Creativity is a skill anyone can acquire. Come explore the creative soul hidden inside you at these workshops happening this month at 079 Stories. Blackout Poetry workshop by Vidhi Pandit Kotak Blackout Poetry is the art of creating poems from already written words. It’s like chiseling out a sculpture from a huge rock. These poems can later be framed and used as literary decor or presented to someone as thoughtful gifts. These poem become exquisite art pieces and fill your hearts not only with meaningful words but also captivating colours. The kids will learn – How to create a poem of your own from already existing words on a page. – Using soft pastels as a medium of art. – Doodling – Vocabulary
Jun 24-30, 2019
The Workshop is for : Adults 18+ – Professional Storytellers, Actors, Theatre Professionals, Performance Artists, Educators, Teachers, Public Speakers, Social Workers, Parents, Wants to explore a new art form, Change Makers, Spoken Word enthusiasts, Corporate etc. Anyone who loves to share a story to an audience of children or adults in a performative way. The shortest distance between 2 people is a simple story. From great Philosophers to Speakers to Influencers, people have used Stories and Storytelling from centuries in this wonderful country. The workshop will deep dive into this wonderful art form and over the 6 days will explore : – Whats makes Oral storytelling different to other mediums of arts – Differentiate Personal and Classical tales : Explore stories from our own life – Explore Myths , Folktales, History as various forms of Classical Tales – Making a story relevant for a audience – Usage of Voice and Modulation to bring out the emotion effectively – Understanding our Body to express a story effectively : From eyes to hands The workshop will be based on theatre games, voice exercises, textual explorations, movement meditation based on the 15+ years of Vikram Sridhar in Theatre and Performance Storytelling. Source: Facebook.
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