Theatre Training

Exploring theatre as a medium of
Geetanjali Kulkarni
(National School of Drama)

In this workshop, actors will work within an ensemble to individually connect with the self.
The focus will be on actors using fundamental tools such as the body, speech & voice,
and text work, to tap into their own reservoir of individual experiences, thoughts and emotions.

Geetanjali Kulkarni is an accomplished stage actress with extensive performance
and workshop training experience across the country.

6 Days: 26th - 31st July 2010 | 6 pm - 10 pm | 3,500/- | PL Deshpande, Prabhadevi
APPLY NOW! as seats fill up quickly.
For any questions, or to apply, email or call 9321595159.

Introducing Butoh
Prabhath Bhaskaran
(Thrissur School of Drama, University of Hyderabad)

Prabhath Bhaskaran is an accomplished actor and trainer, who has trained in movement traditions from across the world - Yoga, Kallaripayattu, Tai Chi, Kathalai, Kuttiyattam, Silambam, Mime, Noh.

He comes to Mumbai to introduce actors to the Japanese form of Butoh, a perfect collaboration between theatre and dance. Engaging with the extraordinarily physical expression of this form, actors will develop a daily routine of exercise based on Butoh techniques.

6 Days: 26th - 31st July 2010 | 8 am - 2 pm | 3,000/- | PL Deshpande, Prabhadevi
APPLY NOW! as seats fill up quickly.
For any questions, or to apply, email or call 9321595159.

The Make-A-Difference (M.A.D.) Theatre Workshops
Sea View Room (Tata Theatre Building, NCPA)
3rd, 4th, 10th & 11th – 10.00 am to 6.00 pm

Brought to you by Poor-Box Productions, the company that produced popular plays like The Vagina Monologues, Shirley Valentine, Art, Kissa Yoni Ka, Lift Kara De! and I Am An Emotional Creature, these workshops are for those interested in the theatre arts or those who wish to enhance performance skills in the public and private spheres.

Workshops will also be used towards finding potential collaborators for exciting upcoming productions by Poor-Box. The Intermediate Acting & Directing Workshop (3, 4, 10 & 11 July) will teach participants a variety of advanced acting techniques and will expose students to the intricacies of direction. The core of the workshop will focus on script analysis, creating a character and a holistic approach to the directorial process.

The workshops will be conducted by Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal (film and theatre producer, director and actor) and Kaizaad Kotwal (film and theatre producer, director and actor).

Open to all over the age 15. To enroll and for cost and other details, please call 9773882592 or email

Monsoon Masti
Children’s Theatre Workshop
Experimental Theatre Garden, NCPA
Saturday, 17th – 10.00 am to 2.00 pm

Monsoon Masti is a treat for water lovers! Welcome the monsoon with loads of whacky water games, theatre improvisations, and lots of fun with water. Come prepared to get wet with games like Apple Bobbing, Water Relays, Exterminator, Water Wars, Bubble Pool, etc. and win cool prizes. The workshop will also focus on theatre improvisations using water as a theme/prop, exploring the legends of our rivers, activist movements, water conservation and pollution, water in mythology, etc. with a prize for the best skit.

Shivani Tibrewala, writer-director-producer, heads the theatre group ‘No License Yet’ which has travelled across several cities with over 300 shows. It has ten plays to its credit, written and directed by Shivani herself and which have all gained critical acclaim. Childrens' Workshops, conducted by No License Yet, not only help mould sensitive and caring young minds into tomorrow’s conscientious citizens, but fire up children’s imaginations, encouraging their creativity and natural expression.

Children between 6-12 years of age are eligible for participation

Registration Fees: Rs 2,500/- per child (inclusive of lunch and materials)

For registration please contact Shivani Tibrewala on 93202 91157 or email: