On the second day of the ongoing ‘Online Learning – Children’s Summer Festival’, viewers learned about the importance of ‘Voice and Speech’ in theatre. The performing arts session on ‘Theatre’ was conducted by theatre artiste, Mr. Anuranjan Sharma. The learning session witnessed participation from as many as 220 viewers.
The online learning began with storytelling of ‘Majmewala Kissa’ written by Swayam Prakash. Following this, various voice and speech techniques of acting were discussed. Some of these included – understanding the meaning of dialogues, voice modulation to effectively make a speech, stress and pauses as well as the use of a comma. Similarly, 4 voice exercises were demonstrated by the artiste. These could be practiced regularly for training one’s voice for acting.
The session concluded with short storytelling of a folk tale of Rajasthan based on ‘Water Shortage’. Students were given the activity to record this story or any other using all the voice and speech techniques they learned during the session.
It is to be recalled that there is no fee or requirement for registration or the need for even filling a form for attending the sessions. The programme will be Live on JKK’s Facebook on https://www.facebook.com/jawaharkalakendra.jaipur/ .The session will be featured on YouTuber later.
On Saturday, 16 May (tomorrow), a session on ‘Theatre’ will be conducted by theatre artiste, Mr. Mudit Tripathi. The session will target on facilitating little minds to be familiar with characterization as a process of theatre art. Through a series of fun activities, they will encourage to create a character and a short act based on the discussion.
About ‘Online Learning – Children Summer Festival’
Jawahar Kala Kendra’s unique virtual initiative ‘Online Learning – Children’s Summer Festival’ will be held from 14 May to 27 June. It aims to give a feel of the popular ‘Junior Summer Programme’ organised annually by JKK. The Summer Festival will offer Visual Arts and Performing Arts learning sessions live on JKK’s Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/jawaharkalakendra.jaipur/. Visual Arts sessions will be held from 18 May to 23 June every Monday and Tuesday. The various sessions include – Calligraphy, Phar Painting, Painting on Natural Fibre, Traditional Miniature Painting and much more. Similarly, Performing Arts sessions will be held from 14 May to 27 June every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. They will based on – Theatre, Jaipur Kathak, Tabla Vadan and Guitar.