Events for Children

1. Bal Jamoore — Street Theatre Fest for Kids

Via an email sent by Chintan Girish Modi

This process will enable your child get understanding of social issues and take it to the audience through theatre.
This festival would be an ideal platform for creative expression of children. The idea is to encourage children to act, direct, screenplay and script a play on their own and then take this across to various audiences across Bangalore.
The children involvement will not only sensitize them about issues affecting children and their rights but to also use this platform to help create awareness in an interactive manner
This Festival will showcase of works by Children – Script, Play writing & Direction
This festival will be in two parts –
First children (11 to 18 years) go though a two day workshop over a weekend and another day for common rehearsal.
They take part in festival by performing in a series of street plays around Bangalore..
Training Program
The training is for children (11 to 18 years) – which will be conducted at geniekids will be on
1. Understanding about CRY, Child Rights and Right to Education
2. Skills of Street theater
  • Dates: 30th and 31th Oct 2010 (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Venue: Geniekids Learning Center at Indirangar
  • Timing: 10.00 am to 3.00 pm {both days}
The Theater Festival is expected to kick start on the 20th
Nov. 2010 post which kids would start performing. Dates & Venue of their performances will be posted once we are through with the training and get required permission from Traffic commissioner.
Registration is FreeClick here to register your child who has to be between 11 to 18 years. Please do not fill the form if you are not sure of participation – we assume once the form is filled – that child’s participation is 100% confirmed.
Ideally we are looking at a batch of 10-12 students.
For any other inquiry /clarification please connect with
Sonia of CRY (Child Rights and You) at (080) 25486075, (91) 9886055438
Aditi of GenieKids 25202510 OR 98867-24518 OR 98450-45833
2. Kalari Workshop for Kids
The Kalari workshop will teach basics of Kalaripayattu, an Indian martial art. The students will do stretch, and strengthening exercises and learn the basics of the positions and kicks. Kalari is also the movement form that serves as a basis for Indian contemporary dance. Ramya Nair and Sowmya Jaganmurthy, dancers of the Raadha Kalpa dance
company, will teach this workshop.
Date: October 30 and October 31
Days: Saturday and Sunday
Time: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
For cost of workshop and more details, click here.
3. Junglenama – A Hindi Play for Children

(Via an email sent by Chintan Girish Modi)
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