Girls, Get Onstage!

Girls, Get Onstage!

 

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'Girls, Get Onstage!' 
A theatre workshop for women and girls conducted by theatremaker Hina Siddiqui at Open Space

To remedy the lack of women on stage as well as the lack of material for women in theatre and create material which will bill women as more than just a prop / pretty face / puppet on stage and screen 

Conducted over 4 weekends with four hours each day through September ending in a performance of the material written and rehearsed in the workshop. 

There are limited places so please confirm yours.

The workshop is open to: 
Interested girls and women over 16 years of age including female-identified people, inclusive of transwomen. No background in theatre is necessary but an interest in the same is welcome. 

Points covered will include:
1. Basics of Voice and Movement
2. Addressing Discrimination and Domesticity onstage and in life (forum theatre)
3. Devising drama and mime
4. Script Work - Shakespeare's Women (A play that brings Shakespeare's most famous leading ladies face-to-face with modern day feminism)

Format:
4 weekends with 4 hours each day

DATES:
7th + 8th September
14th + 15th September
21st+ 22nd September
28th+29th September

TIME: 
Saturdays: 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sundays: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

CONTACT:
Neha at 9922988088 between 11 am and 5 pm for details or email tesbelle@gmail.com

Workshop fee: Rs 1500 with a discounted price of Rs 1250 for students. 

ABOUT THE TRAINER:
Hina Siddiqui creates drama, mostly with ‘Orchestrated Q’Works’ or OQ, a theatre company with avid interests in the absurd and the experimental, which she helped start in 2007. In 2009, she was the only Indian playwright writing in English at the Eighth International Women Playwright’s Conference held in Mumbai. Since then, she has gone on to represent India at the Contacting the World Theatre Forum in Manchester and to be featured in the Key City Theatre’s International Playwrights line-up in Washington. In 2012, she was named one of Pune city’s four upcoming theatre-makers by the Sakaal Times. Her special skills include challenging the patriarchy, questioning traditional belief systems and making one heck of an omelet. 

To know more about her work, please click on: 
http://foodfortheatre.wordpress.com/history/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Orchestrated-QWorks/116810131818575

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