Two–Day Voice Training Workshop
Saturday, 27 July and Sunday, 28 July 2013
Toto Funds the Arts (TFA), in association with British Council Library, Bangalore is pleased to announce a workshop on Voice Training, which will be conducted by
Venue: British Council Library, Prestige Takt, 23 Kasturba Road Cross (Opposite Visvesvaraiah Industrial and Technological Museum), Bangalore
Dates: Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July 2013
Time: 10.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Fee: Rs 2,500 inclusive of lunch, tea and snacks
About the workshop:
The workshop will enable participants to experience the anatomy of the voice and discover if they are using each part of the process of voice production correctly. Then, through a series of exercises that address each part of the process, the participants will be shown how to maximise their potential and address particular problems.
Eligibility and deadline:
Open to people with some experience in theatre and other performing arts below the age of 35. Please apply by 15 July at the latest at firstname.lastname@example.org, along with your biodata/CV, and a few lines about why attending this workshop is important to you. Apply at the earliest, as there are only 15 seats available.
About the facilitator:
VEENAPANI CHAWLA is the founder, artistic director and managing trustee of Adishakti, a campus she designed and set up near Pondicherry. Awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Puruskar in 2010, Veenapani is a multi-faceted artist. She trained with the Voice Coach of the Royal Shakespeare Company Patsy Rodenburg, learnt Mayurbhanj Chhau, Kalaripayattu, Koodiyattam, and Dhrupad singing, and is an actor, director, choreographer, writer and composer. She led Adishakti’s research into the creation of a new performance methodology, and her work has been recognised in a forthcoming book edited by Shanta Gokhale, published by Oxford University Press, India: The Theatre of Veenapani Chawla–– Theory, Practice and Performance.