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International Conference "Performing Arts Management Today"

December 17 – 21, 2013 Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria

"Performing Arts Management Today" is the professional conference open to arts managers, arts administrators, arts management educators and consultants, arts entrepreneurs, fundraisers, producers, arts agents and talent managers working in various artistic disciplines from all over the world interested in the research of topical questions and processes in contemporary performing arts administration and training.

Charles Wallace India Trust Awards- 2013-14

The Charles Wallace India Trust (CWIT) is an arts, heritage conservation and humanities scholarship fund. It enables Indians in the early or middle stages of their careers to spend time in the UK, helping to achieve their artistic, professional or academic ambitions and make wider international contacts.

Delhi Ibsen Festival, 2012

The Delhi Ibsen Festival, 2012 runs from 1 to 7 December at Kamani Auditorium with the participation of groups from India, Pakistan, Norway and Uzbekistan.

Script Analysis and Direction Workshops with Jehan Manekshaw

Two workshops that explore the fundamental acting and directing principles at work when turning a written text into a live performance.

Workshop 1, Script Analysis Workshop – 16 Participants (Actors, Directors, Designers, Writers)
Workshop 2, Direction Workshop – 6 Direction Participants, numerous acting participants (Only open to those who have attended the first Script Analysis workshop)

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Shyamanand Jalan National Youth Theatre Award (SJNYTA) Padatik, Kolkata announces the Shyamanand Jalan National Youth Theater Award (SJNYTA) 2013


The SJNYTA scheme is an Annual Award to be presented every year . The 2013 Award is for original scripts from Indian playwrights between 18 to 35 years of age.

Submissions open from 10th of October 2012 to 10th of January'2013

Rules :

The SJNYTA scheme is an Annual Award to be presented every year . The 2013 Award is for original scripts from Indian playwrights between 18 to 35 years of age.

Submissions open from 10th of October 2012 to 10th of January'2013

1. The scheme is open to Indian playwrights between 18 to 35 years of age.
2. Selected playwright will be awarded Rs.25,000/- and invited for the presentation.
3. Plays must be full length (estimated playing time not less than 75 minutes and not more than 120 minutes). They must not have been produced previously.
4. Play scripts may be submitted in Hindi, Bengali or English along with a synopsis of not more than 300 words in English
5. Scripts must be clearly typed, double spaced with wide margins, pages must be numbered and the text securely bound. The author's name must be mentioned only on the title page. The title of the play must be mentioned on each page of the text.
6. Authors must guarantee that they have sole rights to all matter contained within the play. Any play accepted for production elsewhere before the award is announced will be disqualified.
7. Winning entry will be selected by an independent panel of 3 judges.
8. Work which expands or challenges existing theatre paradigms in any way will be especially encouraged
9. Padatik will, at its option, retain exclusive rights to produce and stage the play for a period of two years from the presentation of the award. No further royalty or any other fee will be paid for this period
10. The play may be produced in any or all of the three languages mentioned. Padatik may appoint any directors/ translators to direct, translate, edit, adapt, modify and interpret the awarded script / play as required to make it suitable for production and performance in any language, including its original language.
11. The judges decision will be final and no correspondence concerning the results can be entered into.
12. Padatik does not accept responsibility for loss of, or damage to, submitted scripts. Scripts entered are not returnable.
13. The winner will be notified by post/e-mail within 28th February, 2013 and the result will be announced on the Padatik Website.
14. Scripts submitted online via e-mails, will not be accepted.
15. Applications to include :

Entry form as per format.

Biography of applicant in not more than 200 words.
Age proof.
Self-addressed, stamped envelope in case applicant desires acknowledgement of receipt.


Swapan Mitra,
6/7A, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road,
Kolkata-700 017.
Email: padatik@gmail.com

Shyamanand Jalan National Youth Theater Award (SJNYTA) 2013









Indo-German Urban Mela

Amidst 16 luminous pavilions set up against the picturesque backdrop of Humayun's Tomb, the much-awaited Indo-German Urban Mela Delhi opened for the public on October 27th at the Indraprastha "Millennium" Park. Former Miss Universe and Bollywood actress, Sushmita Sen, along with the German Ambassador to India, Michael Steiner and Governor of Delhi, Tejender Khanna were present on the occasion to mark the Opening.

Visitors got a chance to witness the exquisite multi-purpose pavilions that represent a unique blend of technology, science, culture and entertainment. This unique travelling exhibition started in Delhi on 27th October 2012, and is on until 4th November 2012 from 10.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. For more on the Mela, visit the site: http://www.germany-and-india.com/en/IGUM/750/

Bursary for International Physical Theatre Laboratory

Bursary available for dancers, choreographers, actors
International Physical Theatre Laboratory
July 1 – 6, 2013

Performers of different techniques and different countries are eligible to apply. The bursary amount is 300 EUR and it partially covers the participation fee. To apply for the bursary, performers should send a CV/resume with photo and a letter of motivation stating the Lab dates to iugte.projects@gmail.com

The Lab working language is English. Accommodation and meals are organized. Nearest international airports are Graz and Vienna.

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