July, 2019

15Jul - 21Jul 159:00 amJul 21Interactive Theatre for Influencing9:00 am - 5:00 pm (21) MurreeTheme:CEPType:Training

Time

July 15(Monday) 9:00am - July 21(Sunday) 5:00pm

Organizer

Community World Service Asia

wasiq.rehman@communityworldservice.asia

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Event Details

HOW WILL THE TRAINING BE USEFUL?

In many developing countries, theatre used as a tool for engaging communities to create awareness on issues and it is easily accepted in all over the worlds. Theatre builds on existing traditions of communication and entertainment such as storytelling, puppet show, songs, and dance. It is a way of empowering communities, listening to their concerns, and then encouraging them to voice and solve their own problems. This workshop aims to prepare participants on theatrical skills and techniques to facilitate them in creating awareness of social issues through theatre in their respective communities.

The participants will be able to explore the dynamics and utilization of modern theatre as a communication tool to address social issues. This seven-day residential workshop will enable participants to explore the essentials of theatre. Participants will be able to explore the art of creating stories, improvisation with groups and skills to develop issue-based content for interactive theatre performances.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

The objectives of this workshop are as follows;

  • Explore the process of using theatre as a tool to sensitize the public/communities
  • Learn the integration of community issues in a theatrical performance with engaging presentation techniques
  • Use theatre as an effective tool for effecting behavioural change within communities & empowering them to influence change at the local level.
  • Enable the participant’s ability to overcome conventional difficulties/situations/scenarios on the street or public performance venues.

WHO IS IT FOR?

This training workshop will be very effective for all those who are working with communities on social and cultural aspects using different approaches.

LANGUAGE

Urdu

REGISTRATION FEE:

PKR. 10,000/- (Including accommodation, meals, training material, certificate, and technical assistance)

Early-bird Discount – 10% (for applications received before May 25, 2019.

Meet the Trainers:

Zahoor Hussain Joya (Lead Trainer)

The lead trainer for this training is Mr. Zahoor Hussain Joya Executive Director of Sojhla for Social Change a famous theatre trainer and director. He has experience in writing plays, directing all types of theatre performances and a famous human rights activist.

Zafar Shaheen (Trainer)

Zafar Shaheen is a team leader of Sojhla Art and Cultural Unit. Have good experience in theatre performances and delivering theatre training. He has also performed in many Shows and Dramas on Electronic Media.

Yasmeen Wafa (Assistant Trainer)

Yasmeen Wafa is working in Sojhla team as a senior actress and an assistant trainer. She has very good experience in theatre and performs many theatres plays all over Pakistan.

HOW TO APPLY:

Kindly fill in the application form by following this link before May 30, 2019:

Link: https://bit.ly/30suEGA

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