Bring Home the Bard: theatre workshop

Saturday, 23 July 2016 - 10:00am to Sunday, 24 July 2016 - 3:00pm

Bring Home The Bard is a theatre workshop on Shakespeare's plays. The workshop will be full of theatre activities and games that will demystify the Bard. It will make participants understand Shakespeare, befriend him and perform his plays without fear. The facilitator has many years of experience working on the teaching of theatre with students of all year groups in an exciting, hands on and practical way. The workshop will also help in honing your personality, develop creative communication skills, establish an interest for studying the arts and most importantly transforming through theatre.

Objectives of the workshop: The participants will get to learn different elements and styles of presenting Shakespeare, hands-on practice of the entire process from page to stage and help them in developing a constructive approach towards presentation of different plays.

Timings: Day 1: 10:00 to 18:00 hours / Day 2: 10:00 to 15:00 hours 

Who can attend:12-20 years

Trainer Profile: Saket Raje is a professional theatre artist cum teacher with 18 years of experience as an actor, director, script writer, lights and stage manager. He has 5yrs experience in teaching Theatre for International Curriculums of IBO (Geneva Switzerland) and University of Cambridge (UK).  He is a certificate holder from the Royal Shakespeare Company, UK; British Council and Globe theatre, UK. Saket has also won awards at many state level theatre competitions and is a member of professional theatre groups and organizations.

Registration Fees: Rs 1500/- for members

Registrations open on a first come first served basis up to a maximum of 20 participants. 

How to register:

Please contact British Council Pune front office to register. Registration fee can be paid cash or by card at British Council Pune. You can also issue a DD in favour of British Council Division, payable at New Delhi.

You can also write to or call us at 020-41005320 or 0120-4569000/6684353 for registering.