Details: The workshop will take methods from contemporary theatre to explore self awareness through the body, interpersonal dynamics, and existing in society. It is of general interest and does not require any prior experience. There will be a special focus on the possible roles of theatre in the developmental sector, in conflict resolution, mediation and fostering bonds between people and in society. It is thus of particular interest to NGOs and also educators.
It will be facilitated by Arka Mukhopadhyay, who has worked performed and given workshops and classes in JNU, Jamia Milia Islamia University, Lady Sriram College, Pondicherry University Department of Performing Arts, etc., in addition to being a theatre-in-educatio n consultant to premiere schools throughout theh country. Among other things, he has worked on Shakespeare with rural schoolchildren and has conducted workshops for teachers on innovative ways of teaching Shakespeare in the classroom.