Last year, when the festival was facing extinction, the community came together to 'save' the festival.Friends of Thespo was born, and in honour of the crowds that supported us, we have dedicated this year to them...therefore it's Thespo 13, Theatre Tera Mera. Do come and check out India's most exciting youth theatre festival. You can reach us at: thespo13@thespo.org

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Thespo 13- Workshop Registrations

With David Hirst's workshop "Us and Them" off to a great start, we're really starting to get ready for December 13th!
We have many exciting workshops coming up! Make sure you don't miss them, so REGISTER NOW!!


Creating Theatre: A Practical Exploration
Conducted by Bernie Byrnes

Creating Theatre: A Practical Exploration of Plot, Character, Genre, and Text.

This workshop will be conducted by Bernie Byrnes.

An opportunity to create a piece of theatre in just 3 hours - participants will create a short performance under the guidance of Kipper Tie Theatre's professional writer / director Bernie Byrnes and double BAFTA winning composer Jim Fowler, who will offer friendly, helpful and honest feedback on your ideas. Is it ok to sing in a soap opera? Should all baddies wear black hats? Come along and find out. If you have a story to tell we'll help you tell it.
  • Age : You must be at least 15 years old to register
  • Date : 13th December 
  • Time : 10am to 1pm 
  • Venue: Prithvi House
  • Duration of each session: 3 hours
  • Deposit: 500/- (Will be returned at the end of the session if you attend WHOLE session)
  • Last date of Registration: 8th December
You must be at least 15 years old to register. 

To Register: contact thespo13@thespo.org or call Anjali at (+91)961 963 3090 or find this event on facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/events/224519057619993/

Physical Theatre
Conducted by Faezeh Jalali

This workshop will be conducted by Faezeh Jalali.

Come understand the various aspects of Physical Theatre. Physical Theatre is used to describe any mode of performance that pursues storytelling or drama through primarily and secondarily physical and mental means. This workshop will focus on L
aban movement for actors. Actors will explore physical movement through the various "efforts," and gain an understanding of them and how they can be useful in a scene. This will also result in fine tuning their skills.
  • Date : 13th December 
  • Time : 2pm-5pm
  • Venue: Prithvi House
  • Duration of each session: 3 hours
  • Deposit: 500/- (Will be returned at the end of the session if you attend WHOLE session)
  • Last date of Registration: 8th December
To Register: contact thespo13@thespo.org or call Anjali at (+91)961 963 3090 or find this event on facebook!

Theatre for Children
Conducted by Bernie Byrnes

Theatre for Children- a Practical Exploration

This workshop will be conducted by Bernie Byrnes.

An opportunity to dramatise some of the best loved British and Indian stories and poems for children under the benevolent guidance of the Kipper Tie Theatre team. Award winning children's theatre makers Bernie Byrnes and Jim Fowler will share their experience of what makes the story right for 2 - 5 year olds, 6 - 9 year olds and 10+ in British Touring Theatre.

  • Age: You must be between 15 and 25 years old
  • Date : 14th December 
  • Time : 2pm to 5pm 
  • Venue: Prithvi House
  • Duration of each session: 3 hours
  • Deposit: 500/- (Will be returned at the end of the session if you attend WHOLE session)
  • Last date of Registration: 8th December

To Register: contact thespo13@thespo.org or call Anjali at (+91)961 963 3090 or find this event on facebook!

Forum Theatre
Conducted by Bernie Byrnes

Forum Theatre (Boal)- A Practical Exploration

This workshop will be conducted by Bernie Byrnes.

Forum Theatre is often used as a method of working with troubled teenagers or those with mental health issues in the UK. Drawing on her work in schools, young offenders institutes and prisons, Bernie Byrnes offers an example of how Boal's notions of Forum Theatre can be used in Drama Therapy, Conflict Resolution and Personal Development. This workshop will focus specifically on aspects of feeling 'foreign'
  • Age : Participants must be at least 15 years of age
  • Date : 15th December 
  • Time : 10am-1pm
  • Venue: Prithvi House
  • Duration of each session: 3 hours
  • Deposit: 500/- (Will be returned at the end of the session if you attend WHOLE session)
  • Last date of Registration: 8th December
To Register, contact thespo13@thespo.org or call Anjali at (+91)961 963 3090 or find this event on facebook!

Absurdism
Conducted by Bernie Byrnes

Absurdism- A Practical Exploration

This workshop will be conducted by Bernie Byrnes.

An opportunity to create your own piece of Absurdist theatre in just 3 hours under the guidance of Kipper Tie Theatre's professional writer / director Bernie Byrnes and double BAFTA winning composer Jim Fowler. This term can be applied to a wide range of plays: broad comedy, often similar to Vaudeville, mixed with horrific or tragic images; characters caught in hopeless situations forced to do repetitive or meaningless actions; dialogue full of clich├ęs, wordplay, and nonsense; plots that are cyclical or absurdly expansive; either a parody or dismissal of realism - this workshop will suit anyone living in the 21st century.

  • Age: Participants must be at least 15 years old
  • Date : 16th December 
  • Time : 2pm-5pm
  • Venue: Prithvi House
  • Duration of each session: 3 hours
  • Deposit: 500/- (Will be returned at the end of the session if you attend WHOLE session)
  • Last date of Registration: 8th December
To Register, contact thespo13@thespo.org or call Anjali at (+91)961 963 3090 or find this event on facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/events/316731711688866/

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