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Poetry workshop: Gadbad Goatala

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Gadbad Ghotala is a funny poem written by Safdar Hashmi. The workshop starts with this poem and bring out the fun with poetry - reading, tearing, creating, rejecting, dreaming, re-inventing, performing and making a huge mess! More gadbad and more ghotala! The workshop will be using works by Hashmi as well as other writers, so you must know how to read Hindi.

Age group: 9-11 years
Dates: May 18-24, 2012 (10:00 AM 12:00 Noon)
Location: Prithvi Theatre, Juhu, Mumbai
Fees: Rs 3,500
Language: English & Hindi
Contact: info@junoontheatre.org

About the conductor: Shaili Sathyu is a teacher-artiste working in education and the arts, with a specific focus on children. She is the Artistic Director of Gillo, a company that works exclusively in Theatre for Young Audiences. She has directed plays like Barsoraam Dhadaake Se (2009), Suar Chala Space Ko (2010) and Kyun-Kyun Ladki (2011). Trained in Early Education, she works as a consultant with Akshara High School, focusing on curriculum development and innovative teaching-learning processes. She has conducted workshops for children and teachers, with themes ranging from the literary to the performing arts.

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