PNCA to organize 3-day drama workshop

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ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (APP): Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) has scheduled three-day drama workshop for the students of theater from Tuesday, November 22.

Director General PNCA renowned artist and actor Syed Jamal Shah and an expert Waqar Azeem will conduct the workshop.

On the first day, Universal Principles of Acting, History of Theatre, The relationships between Acting and Dancing, Acting and Acrobats, Acting and Miming, Acting and over acting, Economy of gesture and voice, Difference between Star and Actor, Tools of Acting, Different limbs of body there extremities and balance, Body gesture movement and effect, Balance and Grace exercise would be discussed.

The second day would be focused on Voice, Breathing and the use of Throat, Parts of voice, Types of Voice, Voice intonation and effect, Exercise for voice without microphone and with microphone.

The third day would highlight Imagination, Evolving of script, Three different school of thoughts (Realism, Symbolism, Absurd), other tools like light, sound, set and makeup, discussion on student’s ideas for evolving of a play, exercise of evolving of script by the class, Summary of workshop.

An official of PNCA told APP that the council also planned to organize special program ‘Baitak’ in collaboration with Cyyad and Dastan on November 22 at PNCA Auditorium.

Renowned Qawal Hamza Ikram, Khawand Bakhsh, Sehroz Nawaz and Amed Gul Pastho folk singer will perform at the occasion.