The Drama School Mumbai has another incredible Foundation Skills in Acting Workshop in November. Conducted by dancer-actor Sanjukta Wagh, the Exploration with Body, Sound, Space workshop will focus on body, sound and space, and how proper utilisation of all three leads to great performance.

The workshop draws from varied sources like choreological studies, improvisation as a studio based practice, Kathak, contemporary technique, Navarasa sadhana, Hindustani music, yoga and voice movement therapy to give participants insights into body, space and sound and basic elements of improvisation with sound, movement and embodiment.

Workshop takeaways:
Introduction to –

  • Movement, and components of movement
  • Using body as a tool
  • Finding voice in the body
  • Presence, intent, focus
  • Sound, rhythm
  • Varied approaches to embodiment of text (focusing on poetry)


About Sanjukta Wagh:

Trinity Laban School of Dance, London

Sanjukta Wagh is the co-founder of an interdisciplinary initiative called Beej in Mumbai which is engaged in exploring the creative process and improvisation, alternative methods of classical dance, pedagogy, and collaborative performance, since the year 2005.

Performer, choreographer, educator and curator, Sanjukta Wagh has trained extensively under Rajashree Shirke in Kathak and Pandit Murli Manohar Shukla in Hindustani Music. Her engagement with theatre was honed by playwright-director Chetan Datar, and Navarasa Sadhana training with G Venu, year-long experience at the Trinity Laban School of Dance, London, love of literature, and deep unease with comfort zones, have led to her interdisciplinary and exploratory mode of work.

Sanjukta has developed a unique language of dance theatre that uses the idiom of Kathak as the foundation to build on and draws from her experience of contemporary dance, theatre and Hindustani music leading to interdisciplinary work. Sanjukta has been the curator for dance at the Kala Ghoda festival in the year 2009, 2012, and 2013. She has been been honoured with several awards and scholarships including the Vinod Doshi Award for Significant Work in Performing Arts, Sur Singar Samsad’s Singar Mani, British Council’s Charles Wallace scholarship among others.



Date: 20th to 24th November | Time: 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Venue: Bhalerao Auditorium, Mumbai Marathi Sahitya Sangh, Girgaon, Charni Road East, Mumbai.


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