Great Stuff - Workshops, etc.


Pt. Satyadev Dubey will be conducting an Acting Workshop on 19th, 20th, 21st of September and 26th, 27th, 28th of September 2009. Fees for the workshop will be Rs.5500/-
For more details contact the Prithvi Box Office at 26149546

Foundation Skills for Actors - Conducted by Suruchi Aulakh from 28th September to 3rd October at P.L. Deshpande Auditorium, Prabhadevi. For more details call 9321595159 or log onto

Theatre Workshop - An Intensive Acting Training Programme - Conducted by Neeraj Kabi from 14th to 25th September at Oshiwara, Andheri from 7pm to 10pm by Pravah Theatre Laboratory. For more details call 9819289504.

Ibteda - A Dastangoi Workshop: A two-day introductory workshop on Dastangoi, the art of storytelling. The purpose of the workshop is to acquaint performers with the art form, and if possible induct prospective Dastango's for future performances. The Workshop is conducted Free of Cost, and will be conducted by Mahmood Faooqui and Danish Husain.
The availability is limited so please ensure that you send your acknowledgments by September 09, 2009
For more details contact: 09873078449 / 09873078449 or Email :

India Hosts 8th International Women Playwrights’ Conference Women Playwrights:
International (WPI) is coming to India this year for its 8th international conference. The Conference will be co-hosted by the Stree Mukti Sanghatana (SMS) and the Academy of Theatre Arts, University of Mumbai India, from 1st to 7th November 2009 at Mumbai University Campus at Kalina, Santacruz . An apex committee comprises of Jyoti Mhapsekar, Waman Kendre & Sushama Deshpande.

The theme for the 8th Women Playwright’s Conference is Liberty and Tolerance. The subthemes will be Identity, Culture and Diversity, Non-violence a way of living, Challenges of patriarchy, Role of Theatre in the Socio-Political World, Humor in Theatre.

The agenda of the conference is to create a common Platform for the Women Playwrights and others from different parts of the world to share their experiences, culture, language, religious beliefs, and values and to create a tolerance to each other’s point of view. It will also encourage study and informed critique of the work of women playwrights. Highlights of the conference will be the play readings and more than 10 performances of the plays by women playwrights from India and abroad.

It will be attended by 400 national & international delegates working in various capacities such as writers, directors, actors, producers, critiques etc. It will enthuse women activists to pay special attention to the creative instincts. The hosts are inviting all those who are closely related to the theatrical movement to attend the conference which will be an enriching experience.

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