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.
Feb 20-24, 2019
Learn about the subtle art of Dramatic reading from expert Naishadh Purani! વાચિકમ્ performance require diction, voice modulation, emotional dynamics and an understanding of pauses. Join us at Theatre Media Centre for a 4 day intensive workshop followed by a graduation performance. Source : Facebook.
Feb 24, 2019
Through this one day experiment with charcoal and soft pastels we will explore the versatility of charcoal and the brilliance & vibrancy of soft pastels. Combination of these mediums creates a magic on the surface they are applied. Please carry a few rags if possible along with a curious and creative bent of mind. For booking, Call us on +91 8306363530 / 9428110033 Source : Facebook.
Feb 25, 2019 - Mar 03, 2019
A 7-day Theatre Workshop to be conducted by Saumya Joshi at Ouroboros Art Hub. SAUMYA JOSHI He is a poet, writer, playwright, director and actor from Gujarat, India. He is known in Gujarati theatre for his plays like Aaj Jaane ki Zid na Karo, Welcome Zindagi, 102 Not Out and many more stretching out to a rich experience of Art and Craft. 102 Not Out also later got made into a film, starring Amitabh Bachhan. Greenroom ma Andharu (2008; Darkness in the Greenroom) is a collection of his poems. He has been awarded by Chandravadan Chimanlal Mehta Award for his contribution to Gujarati theatre in 2013. He is also recipients of the Yuva Gaurav Puraskar (2007) and Takhtasinh Parmar Prize (2008-09). Source : Facebook.
Feb 27-28, 2019
Impasto is a technique used in painting, where paint is laid on an area of the surface in very thick layers, usually thick enough that the brush or painting-knife strokes are visible. Paint can also be mixed right on the canvas. This workshop is organized by pH Designs in collaboration with Versatile Maniacs. Workshop Details : – Introduction to different palette knifes. Introduction to concept of light and shadow. – Stroke techniques. – Color mixing and merging with knifes. – Application with knife. – Basic painting with brush. – Sealing the artwork. – Students will be provided practice sheets of basic shapes to practice the strokes, develop the technique and get the grip of knife before they finally do it on canvas. – After practice on day 1 students get the digital image of artwork which they have to get color printed for the next day and do the final artwork of floral impasto knife painting on canvass size of 12*16. – What students need to bring: A carbon paper, basic stationery, newspapers and apron. Source: Facebook
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