After Hours Theatre Workshop

'After Hours' Theatre Workshop:


In keeping with our commitment to promote art, after 6 successful & path-breaking years in dance & fitness, Arts in Motion proudly presents the ARTS IN MOTION THEATRE, a comprehensive experience involving theatre performances, acting, voice modulations, body language, script writing, direction, etc. to be conducted by Quasar Thakore Padamsee.

Arts in Motion Theatre will offer from time to time various modules.short courses, recreational classes, beginner & advance acting workshops, short plays etc, by prominent theatre companies from India & abroad as well as by stalwart theatre, television & film artists, attaching its very own recognized stamp of quality to the course.

'AFTER HOURS' is our special ice breaker/ explorator/ tester/nothing lost-everything gained, weekend acting course for a quick check to explore & determine latent potential & future career in theatre/films. Held in association with Q Theatre Productions, the program will include voice work, body language, theatre games, role playing, statues, miming, script writing & more.

With emphasis on acting going beyond observing to actual 'doing' the group is treated like a professional theatre troupe and all topics covered as though they were rehearsals and improvisations.The course will culminate in a short play on the final day to be performed for friends, family & public.

The program will begin Sat 9th Jan and will be held for a duration of 4 weeks, every Sat 4-8pm & Sun 1-5pm. Participants must be over 15 years of age. No prior experience or background in theatre is required.

All participants will receive a completion certificate at the end of the workshop and also automatically get onto our database which will be offered to other theatre groups and off beat film makers.

Registrations open Sat 2nd Jan. Please call 9820183231 for further information.


F.A.Q's:

Following are answers to our most Frequently Asked Questions. Hope they answer most of your queries:

Where will the workshop be held?

39, T.V.Chidambaran Marg, Sion (E), Mumbai 400022


Who is eligible for this course?

Participants of the course do not necessarily need to have any prior experience or background in theatre. However, they have to be over 15 years of age.


How many participants will be there?

There will be not more than 12 participants.


Who is conducting?

The workshop is conducted by Quasar Thakore Padamsee. A theatre director and actor for Q Theatre Productions. He has been involved in the theatre for more than 10 years with some formal training from Singapore. Some of the productions he has been involved in are: All My Sons (Director), Lucky Ones (Director), Lunch Girls (Director), R&J: Romeo and Juliet (Producer), Minorities (Director), A View from the Stage (Director), Evita (Technical Advisor), The President is Coming (Producer), Project S.T.R.I.P. (Director). Recently he was also Assistant Director to Tim Supple’s international production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.


What does the course cover?

This is a weekend acting course for working professionals. We begin with ice breakers and theatre games. Move on to voice work and body language followed by role playing, statues and mime. The participants also go through sessions on script writing and the course finally culminates in a short play on the final day to be performed for friends of the group. The entire course is designed as a workshop and there is virtually no sitting at a desk. The emphasis is that actors must do, so the group is treated like a theatre troupe and all topics are covered as though they were rehearsals and improvisations.


How many sessions does it include?

The workshop will be conducted in 8 sessions (4 hours each) over 4 weekends, starting from 9th of January 2010.


What language will it be conducted in?

The workshops will mainly be conducted in English but the skills learnt will be applicable for theatre in any language.


What will I get at the end of the workshop?

All participants receive a completion certificate at the end of the workshop and also automatically get onto our database which is often tapped by other theatre groups and off beat film makers. We will try and recommend members of the workshop to other groups and try and place them, but there is no guarantee about this.


How do I register?

Call 9820183231.


When is the last date for registration?

Friday, 8th January 2010.


What do I need to bring?

We require you to bring 2 passport size photographs with you for the registration.