Acting Workshop by Asmita Theatre Group

ASMITA, one of the leading Hindi theatre groups in the country stands committed to aesthetically innovative and socially relevant theatre. Since its inception in 1993, ASMITA has carved a niche for itself in the Indian theatre scene by staging plays of varied socio-political interest while not losing out mass appeal. The group takes up contemporary issues to underline the contours of our time while providing the best of entertainment.
Website : sites.google.com/site/asmitatheatre

Contact :
Email : asmitatheatre@gmail.com
Ph. : 9899650509 ( Dr. Arvind Gaur, Founder and Director )

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Anonymous said...

Shilpi Marwaha Arvind Gaur's Summer Theatre Workshop at IHC
17th May to 24th June ,2 to 5 pm daily at India Habitat Centre ,Registeration Opens 1st May onwards contact at IHC, programme Desk (limited Seats) ,for 16 yr & above. Workshop will introduce the aspiring actor to the basic skills of acting.This includes ensemble work, voice ,...speech ,fun exercises & games , movement, personality development , better communication, approach to character and improvisation techniques etc.
Fees: Rs 5,500/,
for registration contact - -01143663090, 43663200,43663000,43663084 (IHC programme desk)
09911013630 ,09899.650.509,
asmitatheatre@gmail.com

About the director -Arvind Gaur Indian theatre director, is known for his work in innovative, socially and politically relevant theatre. Gaur's plays are contemporary and thought-provoking, connecting intimate personal spheres of existence to larger social political issues. His work deals with communalism, caste issues, feudalism, domestic violence, Crime of State, Politics of power, violence, injustice, social discrimination, marginalisation, and racism. Arvind is the leader of Asmita ,Delhi's "most prolific theatre group", and is also an actor trainer, social activist,street theatre worker and story teller.
Gaur was the recipient of a research fellowship awarded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (India) (1997-98). He was on the guest faculty of Delhi University for Theatre in education program for three years. He has conducted many theatre workshops and performed in various colleges, institutions, universities and schools in India and abroad.
He has organized theatre workshops for children in schools and slums as well as street theatre performances on different socio-political issues. He has directed more than 60 stage plays over two decades. He has recently been rewarded with Artists 4 Change Karmaveer Puraskaar Noble Laureates,2008 by iCONGO- Confederation of NGOs.

His major directions include Girish Karnad's Tughlaq, Bhisham Sahni's Hanoosh, Dharamvir Bharati 's Andha Yug, Swadesh Deepak’s Court Martial (450 shows), Govind Deshpande’s Antim Divas, Girish Karnad 's Rakt Kalyan (Taledanda), Mahesh Dattani's Final Solutions, Dario Fo's Operation Three Star, Dr. Narendra Mohan's Kalandar & Mr.Jinna,Bertolt Brecht's The Good Person of Szechwan (Ramkali-Good woman of Delhi), , Samuel Beckett's Waiting For Godot, John Octanasek's Romeo Juliet and the darkness, Neil Simon's The Good Doctor, Vijay Tendulkar’s Ghashiram Kotwal, Munshi Premchand's Mote ram ka Satyagrah, Ashok Lal's Ek Mamooli Aadmi, Nag Bodas's Amma Tujhe salaam, Me Gandhi Bolto, William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Mahesh Dattani's Tara, Tatt Niranjana,Yama Gatha, Warren Hastings ka Saand, Peeli Chht par Kaala Nissan, Kabira kheda Bazar Mai,30 Days in September, Andher Nagri, Unsuni, script by Mallika Sarabhai, Story of the Tiger, solo with Jaimini Kumar Srivastava, Women in Black, solo with Bubbles Sabharwal, Untitled, solo with Lushin Dubey, Bhisham Sahni ’s Madhavi solo play with Rashi Bunny ,Walking through the Rainbow, with Rashi Bunny , Pinki Virani's Bitter Chocolate solo by Lushin Dubey , Manjula Padmanabhan 's Hidden Fires, with Rashi Bunny , Sarah Kane 's 4.48 Psychosis by Ruth Sheard , Woman Alone , solo with Ruth Sheard , Gandhari, solo with Aishveryaa Nidhi among others.
He has also directed more than 35 street Theatre performances on different Socio- political issues.Recently his group performed a series of "Anti Corruption " Street play in collaboration with United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) ROSA.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arvind_Gaur

Prachi Abhyankar said...

hello! are there any more workshops coming up?

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