Dogri folk theatre workshop underway
Reasi: Fifteen-days folk theatre workshop in being held at GZSM Degree college Reasi on Tuesday. On the sixth day of the workshop Bodh Raj Mania and Shadab Khan, invites as experts to create improvisation of pairs scene work, excellent training ground to improve listening skills, cooperation skills and to practice character and conflict.
The participants group wise performed scene work through improvisation and acting exercise and prepared their body movements and voice exercises. According to the Director Workshop M. Akram Khan the people of the area believed that the folk theatre like heron, Jatter, Karkan singing and other are there through which the oral history is disseminated from generation to generation in narrative styles. One particular community known as Jogis, have tried to preserved this old age wisdom and heritage .
In all 40 participants were selected in the workshop which included Ajay Bhagat, Prieti Thakur, Suneha Rapyal, Shilpa Devi, Diksha Sharma, Ramta Devi, Bhavana Magotra, Diksha Kaluria, Sonam Rani, Anjali Anand, Vishali Devi, Prabha Kiran, Salma ,Aditi Kalhuria, Shivani Attri, Anam Khan, Suman Lata, Anjana Devi, Roshan Singh, Sakshi Magotra, Bhanu Partap, Rohit Kumar, Manav Praghar, Deepti Kesar, Ruchika Sharma, Rajesh Singh, Pratibha Sharma, Sapna Sharma, Shivnandan Khajuria, Mohd Arif, Mohinder,Tarseem Kumar, Vishal Banathia, Rifat Yasmeen, Raja Aamir Khan and Mahil Bali.
SNA expert Shadab said that participants are experiencing this detailed process for the first time in their life and he is expecting some extraordinary talent out comes from this workshop and made aware about our age old culture , costumes, rituals, languages and properties. Sachdav Singh was the Work Shop Coordinator. The workshop was successfully organised by Sangam Theatre Group (Regd) Reasi in collaboration with Sangeet Natak Akademi New Delhi.