Theatre Training




AFTER HOURS
After a few months since our last workshop of this sort, we are happy to announce the fifth batch of our After Hours Workshop. This will be held at the Arts in Motion Studios at Sion, and will be conducted by Quasar.
'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. 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 Sunday 17th July and will be held for a duration of 5 weekends, (8 sessions) every Sat & Sun. 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!!! 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 over 5 weekends, starting from 17th July, 2011.

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?
14th July, 2011

What do I need to bring?
We require you to bring 2 passport size photographs with you for the registration.



Theatre Professionals: gives actors an opportunity to engage with performance from a completely new perspective.

Laban for Actors with Faezeh Jalali:
In this workshop participants will be introduced to the techniques of Laban Methodology. Laban is a way and language for interpreting, describing, visualizing and notating all ways of human movement, created by Hungarian Rudoloph Laban. In this workshop participants will explore weight, space, time and flow of a body in movement . Participants will engage in scene work along with physical story-telling and physical exploration of moments.
Dates- 4th July 2011 - 9th July 2011 | Time- 9am - 2pm | Venue- P. L. Deshpande |  Fees- 3,500/- 

Advanced Workshop of Actors with Mandakini Goswami:The workshop will engage participants in a series of exercises that will enhance their understanding of body, mind and the breath. Through this process each performer identifies the imperative role of control in acting that leads to grace, ease and beauty.   Mandakini will take participants through various exercises, improvisations and meditations. 
Dates- 25th July 2011 - 30th July 2011 | Time- 8am - 2pm | Venue- P. L. Deshpande | Fees- 3,500/-

Foundation Skills of Actors with Geetanjali Kulkarni:An accomplished stage actress, Geetanjali explores the fundamentals behind performance in great depth.In this workshop participants will engage will elements of Physical training, Speech & Voice training and Text work. Geetanjali has extensive performance and workshop training experience across the country.
Dates- 25th July 2011 - 30th July 2011|Time- 6pm- 10pm |Venue- P. L. Deshpande | Fees- 4,000/- 

Script Analysis for Actors and Directors by Sameera Iyengar:Script Analysis is the art of working with a piece of text. This workshop will help you in translating the ideas on the page to a reality on the stage.
This workshop is a must for any actor looking to better their craft of performance. The same applies to directors looking to unearth the magic of a script.
Dates: July - Sat 9, Sat 16th, Sat 23rd and Sat 27th | Time- 8am to 2pm | Venue- P.L.Despande | Fees- 4,500/-

APPLY NOW!! For any questions, or to apply, email awp@theatreprofessionals.co.in or call 9321595159.
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