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The Department of Culture, the National School of Drama (Bangalore) and the
Andhra Pradesh Theater Academy (Hyderabad) are jointly organizing a 60-day certificate
course called "Media Workshop On Acting" starting on the 2nd of April, wherein
the students will be taught theater, radio, cinema and television skills. The
cert may not make your celluloid/stage dreams come true, but hopefully the learning
Males and females who are above 15 years of age and know to read, write and
speak Telugu are eligible to undergo training in this workshop. The course consists
of both theory and practical sessions, with prominent personalities from theater,
radio, cinema and television visiting during the sessions to boost the morale
During the course, students will be trained on technical instruments that are
used regularly in the various media. As part of the training, students will
also be taken to the Hyderabad Doordarshan Kendra to acquaint themselves with
the sophisticated technical instruments and processes, and also to studios like
Annapurna, Padmalaya and Ramanaidu and the Ramoji Film City.
Students will be also be given an opportunity to enact on stage, and in radio
and television as a part of the "Class Work Production Practical" session.
State government employees selected to undergo the training can avail of a special
leave of upto 60 days from their respective work places.
Upon completion of the course, students will be awarded certificates at the
valedictory function, which will have a number of outstanding personalities
from producers, writers, directors, actors, technicians and media officers.
On this day, the students will demonstrate the skills imbibed during the workshop
in front of the guests.
The course fee also covers both boarding and lodging. Please contact 323-3672
for further details.