Theatre Training Module for Children

A well researched training program, delivered by experienced, qualified and passionate facilitators – which uses the tools of theatre, for youth/kids peer based learning :  in a journey of becoming.

This program is supported by Jana Sanskriti – Center of the Theatre of the Oppressed

Jana Sanskriti( JS) Centre for Theatre of the Oppressed established in 1985 is seen as one of the most important point of references to the global community of  Theatre of the Oppressed. Theatre of the Oppressed (TO) is a school of theatre first conceptualized by Brazilian theorist & theatre practitioner Augusto Boal.

This is a one year theatre training module comprising of three semesters. There will be evaluation and presentations at the end of each semester.

After the year the child has the option of continuing in a a more advanced training and also becoming a part of the the ensemble.

There are classes for two age groups : 6 yrs – 10 yrs & 11 yrs – 16 yrs

Methodology

Theatre is about transformation, about resilience, building character and a voice which overcomes all odds and has found a way to flow through the ages. It is deeply rooted , yet throbbing with possibilities.

Theatre equips the young children to realize the totality of their world and also deal with the vicissitudes of life.

The training is scientific, playful and energizing.

Key Benefits

Theater teaches one to concentrate better & focus more .

He/She gets rid of their inhibitions and becomes more articulate.

Their vocal and body language starts showing improvements.

He/She starts thinking beyond the ‘I” /’ ME”

This helps them to develop a real fellow feeling  and the ability to work harmoniously with others

The child begins to pay more attention, observe and become aware of his/her own environment and imagine beyond. This is the beginning of the artistic journey, which becomes the means to build a beautiful and meaningful life.

The whole process gives the child great enjoyment, out of the box thinking and a sense of real achievement.

About the Module

One Year Module – 3 semesters

Once a Week Class

English is the primary language of instruction.

Evaluation and presentation after each semester.

Production after the end of the year.

 

 

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