Session 1 : The Ice Breaker: 10 hours in 2 days
This session begins with an introduction to theatre and the various components that hold it together: Script writing, Direction, Set design, Lighting design, sound design etc. The would lead to a group interaction through various games/ exercises that would ideally break the ice between the various participants. It will also emphasize on the following skill sets for an actor - Voice Modulation, Facial Expressions, Body Language, Public Speaking and diction.
Session 2: The Thinking Actor: 10 hours over 2 days
This session will emphasize on internalizing an emotion and explore different methods to express it. - Understanding Group Dynamics & Individual and Group Basics in theatre. It will also explore various aspects of Performance.
A series of Interactive Sessions and exercises will be done to build up trust within the group.
Session 3: Breaking The Fourth Wall:10 hours over 2 days
This session would explore the following ? understanding acting through various schools of thought for example using Natyashastra, The Chekovian Immersive Acting and Stanislavsky Method Acting. Improvisation of plays, and working with scripts and understanding of the subtext.
Session 4: Performance: 20 hours of interaction with the actors and their directors.
This session will result in a series of short plays, devised, developed and eventually performed by the participants. Each of these plays will be directed by experienced people from Dramanon. The performances will be held at Lamakaan or any other such venue. The event will be produced by Dramanon
All participants get a certificate of participation, authenticated by Dramanon.
Workshop conducted by : R K Shenoy.
About MR R.K Shenoy:
Ramakrishna Shenoy is the founder of Dramanon in the year 2000 and is an Architect and Urban Planner by profession.
He has directed and acted in numerous plays and has worked with many theatre groups. He has over 20 years of theatre experience.
He is a voice over artist, a singer, an avid photographer and also into sketching and painting. He has also appeared in documentaries, TV commercials, Serials and Films the latest one being ?Lakshmi? by Nagesh Kukkunoor.
He has directed over thirty five full plays some of which have won awards and has conducted over 25 workshops for students, corporates and children.
He has participated in many theatre workshops some of which were conducted by Mr Naseeruddin Shah, Rajat Kapur, Atul Kumar, Mr Prasanna and Mr Mahesh Dattani.
He has always been guiding budding directors and theatre artists in Dramanon across three cities namely Hyderabad, Manipal and Bangalore.