Nestled in a cozy lane in Juhu, Prithvi Theatre is Mumbaikars’ go-to destination for theatre, culture and Irish coffee, not necessarily in that order. If you’ve missed the joy that is Prithvi, we’ve got good, no scratch that, great news for you. Prithvi Theatre is now online. Theatre veterans like Makarand Deshpande, Neeraj Kabi, Sheena Khalid and Om Katare will be conducting a series of workshops that professionals and amateurs can learn from.
Lavani with Aditi Bhagwat
Lavani is one of Maharashtra’s best known traditional dance forms Master the basics of lavani with internationally renowned expert, Aditi Bhagwat.
When: Monday, October 19 to Friday, October 23 at 10am and 12pm.
Ready to Perform
The nava rasas – love, joy, disgust, anger, serenity, fear, confidence, compassion and curiosity – are the emotions central to traditional Indian performance forms. Actor Makarand Deshpande (pictured above) conducts a masterclass in which he will help you understand and tap into them.
When: Monday, October 26 to Friday, October 30 at 10am and 12pm.
To Know Yourself
Ever dreamt of putting a spell on the audience with your histrionics on stage? Want to nourish and develop the actor within you? Actor Om Katare is here to mentor you to learn not just the basics of acting but also work on the finer nuances it takes to be a theatre actor.
When: Monday, November 2 to Friday, November 6 at 10am and 12pm.
The Actor by Neeraj Kabi
An actor is not just a storyteller; he is the story. He utilises his knowledge of feelings, emotions, relationships and perception to transform into a character that allows the audience to experience what he’s going through. Well-known actor Neeraj Kabi’s acting workshop will help you imbibe the methodical processes and techniques based on principles in the Natyashastra.
When: Monday, November 16 to Friday, November 27 at 10am.
For more online workshops at Prithvi Theatre, go here.