Whether it be the readings of ‘Beyond the Proscenium’ or the video lectures and conversations on ‘A Place of Performance’, all of them provide a wider perspective to imagine a performance space. Unlike the research for performance unique to the community and my earliest memories of performance, this study wasn’t confined to just a single typology of performance. Continue reading Recapitulating Summaries
Employing conversations as a vital tool of learning, and addressing the necessity for social engagement, curiosity and questioning oneself and others. If practised with openness, these allow for a faster and robust processing of information and deeper learning.
With no interference from the facilitator, the moderated sessions were self-regulated by the participants. This allows the participants to negotiate, establish and abide by the terms of engagement and navigate inter-relational complexities themselves. The intended outcomes of this independence are autonomy of ideas, courage to participate and a reduction in dependence on validation from authority.
Participants were required to document the process and present evidence of their understanding by posting summaries as a blog on the program website. No deliverable is considered complete without a publication of reflections. Continue reading Context Summaries
When I think about the pandemic, it usually revolves around the students my age, the teachers involved in the process, and further trying to relate to my family and friends on how they are coping with the pandemic. When I was introduced to the video lectures ‘Theatre and the Coronavirus’, it was altogether a new topic, a fresh prospect. Even before viewing the videos, I had an eagerness, and excitement, about the knowledge they will offer. Continue reading Summarizing Theatre and the Coronavirus: a video lecture by Rustom Bharucha