Three-day workshop on playwright & play production concludes

By Reach Ladakh Correspondent Leh, May 20, 2022
Leh :

Three-day playwright and play production workshop  organised by the Ladakh Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Leh, in collaboration with the Department of School Education, Ladakh concluded at Lotsava Auditorium Hall on May 19.

The objective of the workshop is to develop the body, speech and mind of the students using Theatre in Education (TiE) as a mode of education and implement it in the education of system.

Padma Shri awardee Morup Namgail talked and shared tips about scriptwriting and playwriting, whereas theatre personality Sonam Stobgais, a graduate from the National School of Drama (NSD) spoke on play production. Actor, Phunsok Ladakhi spoke on play production and acting and Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar awardee Mipham Otsal was also one of the resource persons who gave training on theatre and story making to the participants.

The selected school would participate in the Children Theatre Festival to be held in July later this year.

Chief Education Officer, Leh, SD Namgail and Deputy Secretary, LAACL Leh, Tsewang Paljor spoke during the closing session and stressed the need to adopt innovative techniques such as using theatre and plays as a medium to provide education to the students.

Theatre artists and two teachers each from different schools of Leh, namely Govt High School, Sakti; Govt High School, Thiksey; Govt High School, Housing Colony; Govt High School, Chumathang; Govt Higher Secondary School, Chuchot Shamma; Govt Boys Higher Secondary School, Leh; Govt Girls Higher Secondary School, Leh; Ladakh Public School; Lamdon Model Senior Secondary School; Druk Padma School; Islamia Public School and Mahabodhi Residential School took part in the three-day training. Members from Ladakh Theatre Organisation were also present during the workshop.