The Asmita weekend theatre workshop,conceptualized by Mr Arvind Gaur Director Asmita theatre group, is the first of its kind. This workshop provides working professionals a platform to pursue thaetre on Saturday and Sunday mornings under the guidance of Shilpi Marwaha.
The uniqueness of this workshop lies in the selection of its content, chosen to study contemporary acting. Socio-political issues become a subject of discussions, improvisations and script reading.Voice and speech work: quintessential in acting; are taught by means of physical exercises, street plays and monologues.
15 years of knowledge and experience of Asmita Theatre Group is carefully filtered into the minds of students by the senior most actors of Asmita, under the critical guidance of Mr. Arvind Gaur.Finally the three month workshop culminates in a public production.
"Kharashe" a play based on short stories by Gulzar was performed by the second batch of Asmita Weekend Theatre Workshop at I.H.C on the 26th and 27th of July.A comprehensive documentation of this play is available at the Asmita Weekend Theatre Group on Face book.Log Baag ,performed by 3rd batch of weekend group under the guidance of Shilpi Marwaha on 4th Dec at LKM, lodhi road.
Asmita Weekend Theatre Achievements-
1-Saurabh Sawarswat - selected for FTII - Acting,AWT, 2009 Batch
2-Sandeep Yadav - selected for FTII - Cinematography,AWT, 2009 Batch
3-AWT, 2009 Batch performs Kharaashein in June, 2010
4-AWT, July,2010 Batch performs Log Baag in Nov, 2010
5-Ishwak Singh Performed solo play in Short+Sweet festival 2010, AWT, 2009 Batch
6-AWT, 2009 Batch performed street plays at various venues
7-AWT, July,2010 Batch performs many street plays at IHC & SRC
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For registration pls Contact-
Shilpi Marwaha-95184.108.40.206,Shiv Chauhan- 9958.793.683,Ishwak Singh- 9811.430008,
Rahul Khanna-9711.188.856,Suraj Singh - 99220.127.116.11,Arvind Gaur- 9899.650.509