The 2 day session is an introduction to the connection of the expressive performer’s body to its core. Using elements from journey of Jacques Lecoq’s neutral mask and exploration of ‘Rasa’(emotive states), This workshop develops the actor’s presence; awakening a sense of discovery, openness and a capacity to play with the whole body and imagination.
Tushar is an Actor, Director and Teacher. He is trained with specialisation on Lecoq's pedagogy from the London International School of Performing Arts (LISPA) and National School of Drama (NSD), India, Tushar has been practicing performance since 2003. During the last six years, he has been associated with various projects in India and the UK, performing, conducting workshops, creating works from classical styles to site-specific contemporary, acrobatic and mask-based works.
Apart from performing on stage in India, UK, Greece, China, Dubai; Tushar has performed, co-produced and devisng ‘Ships of Sand’ that premiered at prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Tushar has recently played a lead role in an independent film ' Beyond Blue' which premiered at Marche du (Cannes Film Festival 2015) and he received a Best Actor special mention at a festival in Rome; December 2015.
Tushar's work concerns highly visual movement-and-text based combinations of fiction and non fiction sources and is presently devising works to develop performance language and create new expressions that go beyond existing performance boundaries.
Tushar is a co-convener of The Drama School, Mumbai and has been a visiting faculty of National School of Drama, New Delhi.
For more detail on his work, please visit tusharpandeyis.blogspot.in