Celebrating 89th birth anniversary of Jerzy Grotowski
Towards a better world
(10th edition )
It is not important whether it is called a theatre. Such a place is necessary. If a
theatre did not exist, another pretext would be found. Jerzy Grotowski
An open theatre workshop
A 4 days theatre encounter with open theatre -exploring the inner aspect of our lives,
the communication without social masks, and the relation towards ourselves and
others around us.
11-14 August 2022
Jayashree Bhavan Kala Kendra
Shantiniketan, Bolpur, India
This is workshop mainly focus on to living in a common space, meeting, discussion, may be if we want we can cook, visit the tribal village , we work in the morning with nature, in the evening there are Baul Music, we listen songs, if we wish we can sing, dance. There are simple food Veg and Non Veg some day. No wifi, No mineral waters, there are filter waters. For these 4 days we can try to create a space which called home, as we live in our space alone but together.
11August 2022 6 pm in the evening on the occasion of 89th birth anniversary of Jerzy Grotowski we felicitate Abani Biswas (Director of Milonmela) and there will be performance by Theatre House and Bibhaban at Theatre House , Shantiniketan.
Participation will be open to any interested actors, students or theatre practitioners but also to those not practically involved in
theatre but wanting to explore their inner self; to search for the performer.
This session is for only 8(eight)participants
For the participants:
11th August we leave Kolkata by 8.30 am, take train for Bolpur from Howrah
station, at 10 am,we reached Bolpur at 12.30 pm, from Bolpur we go to the
space , take rest, and in the evening 6 pm, we start the session, which will end
on 14th August 9pm, in between there we do work in morning, evening, with
nature, self, music, try to explore ourselves .so there is a daily routine but it
depends on our energy and work, there are directors who decide how they
work, and in what time, so participants are request to follow their direction. 15th
August 12 noon leaving the space , coming back to Kolkata. at 4.30 pm-5 pm .
Participants are requested to reach Kolkata by 10 th August. They have to stay Kolkata , with their won cost, there are many guest house, In sudder street,
park street, Kolkata.
Supriyo Samajdar (India)
For further information please mail us.