Event By: Theatre Guild of Ancon
Event Time: Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 4:00pm to Sunday, March 24, 2019 7:00pm
Event Location: Theatre Guild of Ancon, Panama City, Panama
Two days workshop SAT March 23 and SUN March 24,
from 400 PM to 7:00 PM both days.
For ages over 17.
Theatre-maker, Artistic Director of three companies, co-founder of Improv8 and former Guildie (always a Guildie) Varoon P Anand in association with the Theatre Guild of Ancon invite you to a series of workshops for actors, writers, directors or any artist. The focus of the four workshop is to go from a practitioner to a creator, an actor to a performer, a theatre director to a deviser. This is the second workshop:
Space / Object Improv Workshop:
Based on the work of Viola Spolin. This workshop will focus on:
- Creating and manipulating believable space objects
- Creating and inhabiting imaginary environments on stage
- Developing awareness of spatial relationships to our fellow players
- Producing compelling stage pictures for storytelling
At the end of this workshop, you should have a greater control on your mind in the moment, the accepting mindset to cooperate with your co-actors, and the calmness to take your time in scene work, along with tools to define the space of a scene.
Special Instructions: Please carry a bottle of water. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Bring a snack. Please make the trainer aware of any physical conditions that might hamper your movement before signing up.
For More Info:
E-mail: [email protected]
Price: $55 (Discounts available for Guild Members and for booking all 4 workshops)
Dates: Saturday, March 23rd an Sunday, March 24th, 4 hour sessions.
Timing: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Duration: 8 hours over two sessions, Saturday and Sunday
There are 3 more workshops!
1. Laban Movement Analysis (www.facebook.com/events/2285427561713399/)
2. Intro to Physical Theatre & Ensemble
3. Directing Masterclass - Build a Production End to End
Special Discount for Guild Members!
Special Discount if you sign up for all 4 workshops!
About Varoon P. Anand:
Varoon P. Anand started his career with the Theatre Guild of Ancón in 2006. He was the Director of Productions for the 2009 season, and served on the Board of Governors. From 2011 to the present, he has worked in India and is currently the Artistic Director of Kaivalya Plays, a non-profit dedicated to creating more opportunities for women in theatre and mentoring new talent; CueLess Improv, Delh's most experienced and prolific improv troupe; and El Clavileño, Instituto Cervantes' New Delhi's Spanish language theatre group. Varoon was also Principal Correspondent with India's largest newsmagazine from 2011-2014, a producer and anchor for Digit magazine from 2014-2015, a financial analyst with Copa Airlines in 2003, and is a trained applied economist, Varoon is also a co-founder of Improv8, the present Cultural Manger of the Instituto Cervantes New Delhi, and a Spanish professor with the Cervantes Institute. As a director, writer and producer Varoon has collaborated with the Theatre Guild of Ancon, Habitat World, India Habitat Centre, Embajada de la República Argentina en India / Embassy of Argentina in India, Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi, Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi, Times Internet and many more. Varoon is the recipient of multiple awards for acting (Best Actor Short+Sweet 2012), directing (48 Hour Film Festival, 2013), writing (48 Hour Film Project, 2014), and was selected to the inaugural Refunction programme where he presented the improv-mental health show Unravel.
Press about Varoon P. Anand:
2018 The Week Feature of India's Top Comedians including Varoon:
2017 Interview and Review of Murakami Monologues in Hindustan Times:
2017 Interview and Review of Murakami Monologues in The New Indian Express:
2017 Profile in Platform Magazine, India about Varoon's work in Improv:
2016 Feature on Varoon's work on Jorge Luis Borges and collaboration with Israeli artist Achia Anzi in The Hindu Business Line:
2012 Profile in The Hindu about Varoon's theatre and film work: