re- ACT One Day International Theatre Workshop
Reported on: 2023-02-10
On 10th February 2023, a One-Day International Theatre Workshop, "re-Act" was conducted by Department of Journalism and PG and Research Department of English. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Abdul Hameed S.V., Principal in-charge. Dr. K. Rizwana Sulthana, HoD of English addressed the participants and the coordinators of the workshop. Mr. O.M. Ameer Salman, HoD of Journalism and Ms. Dilara M., Assistant Professor of English introduced the trainers. The sessions were led by Ms. Thavachchelvi Rasan and Ms. Mathisaliny Thurairasa from the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka. The workshop consisted of multiple warm-up sessions meant to make a judgement-free area and to make the students feel at ease both physically and mentally. These warm-up sessions included running around, stretches, interpretive dance, impromptu "image" creation, and a few games meant to build camaraderie among the students. After that, the students were divided into groups and were asked to come up with a concept that they would be presenting later through a play at the end of the day. The trainers also guided the students on how to project and modulate their voices. Then the students presented the play that they had prepared and did one more session of impromptu "image" creation. The workshop concluded with a feedback and review session and certificates distribution followed by vote of thanks by Finu Safary, participant and student coordinator of Troupes, The Theatre Club of the college.