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iLEAD Presents 5 Day Acting Workshop With Mahesh Dattani

by Swarit Chatterjee (writer), , April 25, 2014

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Kindle is a national monthly in English, being published from Kolkata since August 2008.

Best BBA College iLEAD & The Corner Courtyard in collaboration with the famous Kindle magazine unveils an innovative event named 'Turning the actor's instrument'.

Best BBA College iLEAD & The Corner Courtyard in collaboration with the famous Kindle magazine unveils an innovative event named 'Turning the actor's instrument'. It is an intensive 5 day acting workshop with ace Indian playwright and writer Mahesh Dattani, from 6th June 2014 to 10th June 2014 at the colossal iLEAD Campus.

'Turning the actor's instrument'- Overview of the Event

Kindle Magazine is presenting the first of its kind workshops with eminent personalities from the diverse fields of cinema, theatre, writing and the other arts. The first one is writing and acting workshop with the eminent playwright and director, Mahesh Dattani. It will be held over a period of 5 days and will deal with 15 aspiring writers and 20 actors towards enhancing their already acquired skills and to brush up their talents. There will be a screening process for selecting participants which will be done by Dattani himself on the basis of the quality of the applications received. Using cinematic texts, plays and other material, the workshop will also be a platform to present and fine tune fresh work. At the end of the workshop, the actors will be presenting on the basis of the works created by the writers.

About Mahesh Dattani

Mahesh Dattani is one of the most famous Indian director, actor and writer. He wrote plays as Final Solutions, Dance like a Man, Bravely Fought the Queen, On a Muggy Night in Mumbai, Tara, and Thirty Days in September.

He is the first playwright in English to be awarded the Sahitya Akademi award. His plays have been directed by eminent directors like Arvind Gaur, Alyque Padamsee and Lillete Dubey.

All his plays address social issues, not only the very obvious ones, but the deep-seated prejudices and problems that the society is usually conditioned to turn away from. His plays deal with gender identity, gender discrimination, and communal tensions. The play ‘Tara’ deals with gender discrimination, ‘30 Days in September’ tackles the issue of child abuse and ‘Final Solutions’ is about the lingering echoes of the partition.

About Kindle

Kindle is a national monthly in English, being published from Kolkata since August 2008. In the last five years, they have established themselves as a progressive journal, specializing in long form narrative journalism covering a host of pertinent issues.

Outside of bringing out its regular issues, Kindle Magazine also directly engages with its readers through discussions, debates, film screenings and other interfaces.

For further queries, Contact Ms. Nidhi: 9831000430 or email at info@kindlemag.in

About iLEAD

Institute of Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Development (iLEAD) is the leading Kolkata based business management & media institute which offers world class MBA, business management, entrepreneurship, journalism and mass communication courses. For further details, browse through their website: http://www.ilead.net.in/



About the Writer

Swarit Chatterjee is a writer for BrooWaha. For more information, visit the writer's website.
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