Adishakti’s Source of Performance Energy Workshop – June 2017

Greetings from Adishakti! The next “Source of Performance Energy Workshop” is from  Thursday 22 June to Saturday 1 July, 2017. Registrations are open! Here is a link that will give you all the information you need. http://adishaktitheatrearts.com/workshops/adishakti-workshop-for-actors/ Warmly, Adishakti Team

Traditional Bamboo Thatch House Building

With local material and local artisan This course includes Lunch &refreshments (during workshop time) and all workshop materials. Introduction to bamboo’; the material and its properties, it’s application and matters relating to its use in construction. Bamboo theory & skill building Introduction to Tools Demonstration/Training sessions: Fish mouth Joinery Build…

MUSICALITY IN A BODY

Indianostrum Théâtre is delighted to present MUSICALITY IN A BODY A theatre workshop by Jean-Jacques Lemêtre of the Théâtre du Soleil, Paris Dates: 25th, 26th March 2017 Time: 9am to 2pm Venue: Indianostrum Théâtre, Pondicherry. Fees: INR 2000 About the workshop: The workshop is open for all. You can be…

Intensive Theatre Workshop “The memory of…!“

The Memory of...! An intensive 10-day theatre workshop for actors, writers and musicians in order to explore the theme of Partition, Migration and Exile via improvisation, storytelling, sound, movement and music. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The Goethe-Institut I Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai and Kolkata are organizing workshops for actors, play-writers and…

SAVITRI · The Conquest of Death

Inmersion Workshop by Rod Hemsell Eastern Week in Menorca, Spain From April 12th until 16th 2017 The real experiences known by Sri Aurobindo, makes of his mantric poem SAVITRI a legacy and a true map of the diverse levels of consciousness, directed to all those seekers of the occult and…

Physical Theatre Workshop: 2-day intensive

An intensive for those with or without experience in theatre, this workshop will introduce participants to aspects of physical theatre through practice, including ensemble work, voice, impulse play, and acrobatics. Discover what stories, rhythms and colours you can access through your body and learn to use your physicality as a…

Kolam Yoga with Grace

One Year course of Kolam Yoga that will take place in 2017 at the new built space that i named Kolangal DD in D. In community Douceur Auroville.The Kolam Yoga course intends to bring back to life the Kolam syllabus as a full-fledged learning tool. An integral approach, pedagogic building…

Discover your Goddess for Women and Men

''It is the Goddesses that collect all the sublime material of the feminine. Weaving tapestries of qualities needed to nurture and assist the becoming of an Earthling.'                                                                           ' Their footprints gather and melt with those of the Goddesses. Theirs is the blueprint that manifests into the shapes of Goddesses!'…

Kino Auroville has kicked off

Last Saturday, November 5th, Cinema Paradiso hosted the very first screening of the newly formed Kino Auroville cell. Kino is a global movement created as a means of providing both amateur and professional filmmakers with a place to create and screen their short-films. Kino Auroville screening #001 featured 13 short-films with a…

Dum Pukht Fiction Workshop

The Dum Pukht Fiction Workshop is a two-week, in-residence, creative-writing workshop for experienced fiction writers looking to take their skills to the next level. ................ WHEN: Dec. 05, 2016 -- Dec. 18, 2016 (2 weeks) WHERE: Adishakti Theatre, Puducherry, India 605101 NUMBER OF SEATS: Thirteen. APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 31, 2016.…

Art Model wanted

At Creativity Atelier, we conduct Life Drawing Sessions every Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. We would love to draw you, provided you love to be drawn. We assure a quiet, friendly and open-minded environment. For guests and volunteers it’s a great opportunity to socialise with art-minded people in Auroville.…

2 Mothers and 3 Daughters

from TASMAI: Dear Friends, Please see attachment for the exhibition inauguration on Saturday the 15th October followed by two weekends of workshops showcasing 3 generation ceramists. A rare occasion to catch!   Please note since we have limited space we would register the first 15 entries only for the workshop…

Public Speaking & Theatre Workshop

Overcome your fear of public speaking, improve your personal communication skills and have fun in this drop-in workshop. The workshop is part of the PROSKILLS Auroville Apprenticeship Program Communications Program designed to offer skills training to anyone who would like to develop their skills. WHERE: CRIPA WHEN: 2.30pm - 4.00pm,…

Adishakti activities this year

from Adishakti: Dear Friends, With great joy filled in our hearts, we invite you to any or all of these events that we will be involved in this year. Thank you for all your support and prayers. Warm Regards Adishakti Team

Lively Up Your Earth festival 2016

24th September Solitude Farm is hosting the 5th “LUYE” eco – music festival. The festival is going to focus on workshops and kids activities, music and food. There will be many opportunities to learn fun things and celebrate our collective creativity. At the end of the workshops there will be…

Source of Performance Energy workshop

Greetings from Adishakti! We are happy to announce our "Source of Performance Energy" workshop this November 2016. Our workshops are the result of almost 30 years of research and investigation into ancient knowledge systems by Veenapani and her Adishakti team. The unique performance methodology uses breath, notions of physical and…

Exploring Drawing

from Audrey: Exploring Drawing 2 day Work Shop Sept. 9 and 10 Fri. & Sat. 9-5 (2hrs out for lunch) Guests 1,000, from other participants donations are gratefully accepted. Must sign up as early as you can Audrey needs time to inform participants if there are three to go ahead…

Spontaneous Singing workshop restarting

Spontaneous Singing with Antoine Spontaneous singing connects you with the earth, the sky and human's heart Just welcome the song that is here Just let the music flow through you Just link to your inner song Just enjoy the surprise of what you can create And share... Every Wednesday 5…

intensive theatre workshop by Clara Bauer

Indianostrum théâtre invites you to participate in an intensive theatre workshop by Clara Bauer, a theatre director from Europe. dates : 19, 20, 21 august 2016. time : 8 am to 11 am and 5 pm to 8 pm Place : Indianostrum theatre, Pondicherry Please call for more details 09578302087…

Source of Performance Energy workshop August 2016

Greetings from Adishakti! We are happy to announce our "Source of Performance Energy" workshop this August 2016. Our workshops are the result of almost 30 years of research and investigation into ancient knowledge systems by Veenapani and her Adishakti team. The unique performance methodology uses breath, notions of physical and…

New Program for Creativity Atelier Studio

If you are a guest, volunteer, newcomer or Aurovilian and want to draw or paint on your own, you may call Audrey: 0413-262-2641 and leave your name and number on her answering machine if Audrey is not in, so she can call you back to make arrangements to use the…

The Musical Body

Indianostrum Théâtre is delighted to present THE MUSICAL BODY A theatre workshop by Jean-Jacques Lemêtre of the Théâtre du Soleil, Paris. Date: 4, 5, 6, 7 August 2016. Venue: Indianostrum Théâtre, Pondicherry. Registration open Now. The workshop is for actors, dancers, singers and musicians, and anyone who is interested in…

Source of Performance Energy workshop

Greetings from Adishakti! We are happy to announce our "Source of Performance Energy" workshop this June 2016. Our workshops are the result of almost 30 years of research and investigation into ancient knowledge systems by Veenapani and her Adishakti team. The unique performance methodology uses breath, notions of physical and…

theatre workshop with Jill in Goa

A theatre workshop by playwright, screenwriter and director, Jill Navarre will be held on May 27 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at ICG, co-organised by The International Centre Goa and The Samraat Club of Panaji. It is free and open to public. For inquiry call 8698672080 or email pro@incentgoa.com.…

free online courses

Free online courses at www.futurelearn.com       Choose from hundreds of free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations. Here 3 links to art & culture related categories:

Source of Performance Energy – residential actor’s workshop

"Source of Performance Energy" workshop this May in Adishakti. The workshops are the result of almost 30 years of research and investigation into ancient knowledge systems by Veenapani and her Adishakti team. The unique performance methodology uses breath, notions of physical and psychological centres, voice, rhythm to define the physical…

Seed Mantra Musical Meditation workshop

AUROVILLE: Seed Mantra Musical Meditation workshop starts today! Just a quick note on the venue of the workshop. It is at the newly constructed dome which is inside the Unity Pavilion premises, behind the Unity Pavilion Hall. As soon as you enter Unity Pavilion gate, kindly take the pathway on…

online design classes

India's premier design instituted National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, is now offering online design course. NID.edu features self-directed, online design education classes taught by distinguished NID faculty. So whether students are getting ready for a design degree or have an interest in the power of good design, NODE classes…

Hindustani Classical Music Classes

For any more details, get in touch: Mail: kalarigram@gmail.com Call: 0413-2622091 | SMS: 94-95-030733 Drop in: Udayan, Edayanchavadi, (Near Adi-Shakti), Auroville P.O. About Kalarigram: Kalarigram, next to Adishakti, is a centre for the south Indian martial art form, Kalari. It is also a space for research and exploration into artistic…

Create & Connect

from Krupa: Dear friends, While official registration for our upcoming international expressive arts therapy symposium is closed, we are happy to offer two events open to all: Friday, February 19th from 9 am to 12 pm at Pavilion of Tibetan Culture Introduction & Interactive Panel featuring our 3 international and…

Sacred contemporary dance, voice and improvisation

Workshop on the 23rd and 24th of January 2016 from 10h to 13h at CRIPA – Kala Bhumi Auroville theme : « The being a mirror of the cosmos » with Poumi Lescaut dancer, choreographer, singer, art-therapist Sacred contemporary dance, voice and improvisation « Recognising the sacred in one self and in the other,…

Subbody Butoh Workshops and Performances

Subbody Butoh Workshops and Performances What is Subbody Butoh? Subbody Resonant Butoh Method is developed by Rhizome Lee from Japan. Subbody means subconscious and subtle body. With various conditioning techniques we create movements through exploring subconscious realm, away from boundary of ego and daily consciousness. Encountering with hidden pure life…

Sankalpa Milestones, Updates & Invitations

Milestones, Updates & Invitations from Sankalpa: • 3,000 people of all ages and backgrounds have created with us at the Art Cart in the last year! Through community outreach, we have been weaving groups together at various events, facilitating cross-cultural connection through original self-expression. On December 19th, we celebrated this…

Nuances of Charcoal Drawing

from Tasmai: Dear Friends, Happy to inform you, that Bhargava will be conducting a workshop at Tasmai teaching the nuances of drawing in charcoal as part of his ongoing exhibition “Drawing from Life” dated the 12th of December up to the 20th of December, 2015 at Tasmai. Bhargava will guide…

P.A.R.T.S. – call for dancers

CALL FOR DANCERS FROM INDIA P.A.R.T.S. INDIA EXCHANGE PROGRAM, 2016 Founded and directed by the internationally recognized choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, P.A.R.T.S. (Brussels, Belgium) school for contemporary dance will hold an exchange program in India from February 15th – March 27th 2016. Over the course of 6 weeks, a…

Dance Improvisation and Composition Workshop

Play Practice Research with Abhilash Ningappa Thursday and Saturday, Nov 26 and 28, 2015 Thursday 4 - 6 pm Saturday 5-7:30 pm @ CRIPA, Kalabhumi The Workshop will focus on Improvisation, working on fundamentals like breath, speed and energy, involving the core structure of the body influenced by different methods…

École Nomade – Travelling School – in Pondicherry

Indianostrum Theatre along with Alliance Française de Pondicherry, Puducherry Tourism and the French Embassy, are excited to announce that Ariane Mnouchkine, Europe’s foremost experimental theatre director, and twelve members of the radical collective Théâtre du Soleil, are bringing their École Nomade to Pondicherry. The workshop is open to all –…

Abilash Ningappa Dance Workshop

Workshop / Oct 20, 2015 / 09:00 AM / CRIPA, Kalabhumi Dance Improvisation and Composition Workshop: Play Practice Research with Abhilash Ningappa Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 20 and 21, 2015 9-12 noon Tuesday and 7:30-10:00 pm Wednesday @CRIPA, Kalabhumi The Workshop will focus on Improvisation, working on fundamentals like breath,…

workshop on Spontaneous Singing

Dear All, I am happy to announce that I will give a workshop on "Spontaneous Singing", every Wednesday from 5 to 6 in Hall of Light - Creativity. It starts Sept. 16 until Oct. 28. Singing spontaneously just means letting the music come and cross you. This music, this song,…

biodanza workshop

Workshop / 07:00 PM / New Creation Dance Studio BIODANZA We start on Thursday 17 September from 7.00 to 8.30 pm We will continue every Thursday at the same time till further notice. At New Creation Dance Studio, near the swimming pool, first floor. With Isabelle, facilitator and supervisor. Move…

Source Of Performance Energy workshops

Greetings from Adishakti! We are happy to announce our last two Source Of Performance Energy workshops this winter of 2015. Please do pass this email to those you think will benefit from it.   Dates of the last two 10 day workshops are: Wednesday, 25 November - Friday, 4 December…

inside out acting workshop

at CRIPA, starting Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 2nd and 3rd for 4 weeks ... Wednesday from 10 – 1:00 Thursday from 11-1:00 a) Preparation Of The Body for Acting · Warm up · Exercise · Rhythm · Meditation b) Fundamental Elements of Acting · Action & Reaction · Movement &…

Dancing & Painting

GALLERY SQUARE CIRCLE - KALA KENDRA – BHARAT NIVAS In collaboration with Pavilion de France present DANCING & PAINTING 27th March – 7th April 2015 A live performance by CATHERINE MARQUETTE Painter and dance of the soul Inauguration Friday the 27th of March, 2015 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM Catherine…

Improvisation workshop with Abhilash Ningappa

Improvisation and composition workshop: Play Practice Research: Abhilash Ningappa March 24 and 25, 2015 @ CRIPA 10-12 Noon Workshop is focused on Improvisation working on fundamentals like breath, speed and energy, involving the core structure of the body influenced by different methods of kalari payattu and other martial arts combined,…

The Mirror and The Mask – Commedia dell’arte workshop

The Mirror and The Mask a Commedia dell'arte workshop conducted by Giovanni Pampiglione Giovanni Pampiglione is a director, actor, educator, and writer. He studied at the Sapienza University in Rome and at the Directing Department of the National Theater Academy in Warsaw. In 1980, he created L'Atelier di Formia, where…

Sound Creation workshop with Chloé

SOUND CREATION WORKSHOP: RECORDING AND EDITING SOUND conducted by Chloé with the support of the French Pavilion Do you know that sound can be used as a way to express yourself and your creativity? By not making only music, but with sounds recorded around you. Like soundscape, birdsongs, wind through…

Create and Transform weekend workshops

Create and Transform A Weekend Immersion in Transformational Art February 21-22 or March 21-22, 9am to 5 pm Experience self-reflection, expression and discovery, spontaneity, relaxation and joy…all a result of opening the treasure chest within, through the creative process. Tia Pleiman, MA is an Art Therapist with 25 years’ experience…

Ronald Rand’s ‘Art of Transformation’ workshop

RONALD RAND’s ‘ART OF TRANSFORMATION’ WORKSHOP Feb. 14, 2015 at CRIPA, 4:30-7:00 pm to attend, call Jill at 9486416173 A great way to have play and learn how to unleash creative impulses through the joy of improvising play, imagination/movement exercises and theater games. We’ll explore how to overcome the “inner…

next Art Chakra

Kala Kendra, Bharat Nivas presents Art Chakra, the Open Art Platform This Sunday morning, join us at Art Chakra. It's an open platform where you can present your art works. Be it photography, drawing, painting, poetry, songs, music, short films, digital presentations etc.. Just bring it on! 1st of February,…

Improvising Movement – a natural dance

IMPROVISING MOVEMENT a natural dance with Elisabetta time: Friday, January 30th 10 am - 12.30 pm place: Pitanga Cultural Centre An inner journey to access your personal creative dance language. The exploration of movement through different elements, perspectives, images and feelings within giving rise to opportunities and challenges within own…

Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2015 open for applications

a letter from Korea: Dear. Auroville I hope all is well with you. I'm Seulgi, Lee who is the coordinator from International Ceramic Workshop of GICB2015. We’ve held the Ceramic Biennale every two years. We are now taking application from artists who want to participate in the International Ceramic Workshop…

Arts Oasis – summer residential program for performers

01.06 - 06.06.2015 Tuscany, Italy summer residential program "Arts Oasis" for performers of various genres and techniques The event is inviting artists from all over the world. The workshop will take place at the XII century monastery famous as the place of seclusion for the outstanding Dante Alighieri. Room, full…

Samba de Roda workshop

Samba de Roda workshop lead by Luciana Luciana was born in São Paulo, Brazil. She has been playing capoeira and dancing samba since her teenage years. Since then Luciana has performed and taught in various festivals, schools and events all over New Zealand, Fiji Islands and NYC and Brazil. Luciana…

Kolam workshop – Drawing with Powder Dot and Lines

Kolam 'Drawing with powder dot and lines.' with Grace Tuesday January  27th  9.00am-12.00pm (Please ignore the old date on the poster below!) A dance orientated deepening of how the Physical Body engages in the making of Kolam and the actual making of Kolam with an explanation of the three major…

Korean Ink Painting workshop & lecture by Werner Sasse

Ink Painting on Korean Paper Workshop with Werner Sasse January 17th (Saturday), 3-5pm, Unity pavilion Korean Paper (“Hanji”) has been famous in East Asia as being of superior quality for almost 2000 years. It is made from the inner bark of the Paper Mulberry. In this workshop we will work…

Ruthanne Tudball’s pottery workshop

KALA KENDRA BHARAT NIVAS: PAVILION OF INDIA PRESENTS RUTHANNE TUDBALL’S POTTERY WORKSHOP Kala Kendra in collaboration with Aavartan Pottery will be hosting renowned ceramic artist Ruthanne Tudball for a workshop this week. The workshop is by invitation only. Ruthanne will be presenting her work (as will a couple of other…

IGNITE! 2015 – festival of contemporary dance

IGNITE! Festival of Contemporary Dance was started in 2010, the 3rd Edition is set to take place in January 2015. It is organised by the GATI Dance Forum, which works to create a vibrant engagement with contemporary dance through interrogation, experimentation, innovation and reflection. This year the biennial is back…

Sankalpa Art Cart Launch

Sankalpa: Art Journeys is a sub-unit of Thamarai, offering a variety of art-related programs including art therapy, creative empowerment, community art and more; all to bridge Auroville, the surrounding villages and beyond through the universality of art. Please join us to launch our Art Cart! It is a mobile structure…

People’s Puppet Project call for participation

INTACH Pondicherry and Urban Design Collective are planning an International Workshop titled ‘People’s Puppet Project (PPP)’ in Pondicherry from 15th to 24th December 2014. This will be followed by public performances on 26th and 27th December 2014 at prominent, public locations around Pondicherry's Boulevard Town, and a performance at Dakshinachitra…

vocal music workshop by Prince Rama Varma

Vocal Music workshop by Prince Rama Varma in Pondicherry date: 13th and 14th Dec. 2014 (Saturday and Sunday) time: 9.30 - 11.30 am venue: Anandha Inn, Pondicherry Carnatic musician and veena player Prince Rama Varma, who gave a vocal performance at Bharat Nivas several years ago, will be offering a…

next Art Chakra

Art Chakra: The open art event. Everyone is invited to the 6th session of the non-judgemental art event- Art Chakra scheduled for coming Sunday, 30th Nov. from 10:30 to 12:30 at Kala Kendra in Bharat Nivas. Those who may like to present their art works like paintings, photography, short films,…

Nirmiti land-art project

NIRMITI project is an approach to art in Nature using what Nature gives, but also a spiritual approach to the vision of our deeper being with the Divine. Contact with Nature allows the innate qualities of the children to remain clear and creative in the way of "free progress". This…

Acting Shakespeare – an 11-day workshop

Adishakti announces: Acting Shakespeare An eleven-day workshop on King Lear, led by Tim Supple. Registrations closing soon - apply now, with your C.V.! time: November 19 - November 29, 2014   place: Adishakti Theatre, Edayanchavadi Road, Auroville Post, Puducherry for more details contact: +91 413 2622297 adishaktiprogram@gmail.com   ABOUT TIM…

report of design workshop

Shradhanjali 2-day Design Workshop with Auroville designers and artists 1 AUG - 2 AUG . 2014 The workshop was organized by Renu and Marc (at Abha’s request) to create new ideas and design for materials, methods, and hence products for Shradhanjali. Almost 30 people from different fields met on 1st…

painting landscapes with water colours – workshop

KALA KENDRA BHARAT NIVAS PAVILION OF INDIA presents WORKSHOP: 'Painting landscapes with water colours' All are invited to join in for the workshop: 'Painting landscapes with water colours', being organised by Kala Kendra on Saturday, 6th September. Renown artist D. Tiroumale, B.F.A., from Pondicherry, whose exhibition 'Dreamy' is on display…

Art Break Day

When: Friday, September 5th, from 9 am to 5 pm Where: Next to Dreamer's Café at the Visitor's Centre Who: Everyone is welcome! For school groups of 8+ participants, please book a slot by emailing krupa@auroville.org.in, to help make sure everyone can enjoy! What: Make art for FREE! Auroville will…

next Art Chakra

Art Chakra is a biweekly event that provides an interactive space for all the volunteers of Auroville to express their artistic side. Mission To create an open platform at Kala Kendra for Auroville Volunteers for skill exchange and appreciation of art as a way of expression of inner self. Art…

Art Chakra invites volunteers of Auroville

Hey Auroville Volunteers! What you upto 10:30 am, Sunday the 3rd Aug? Come join us at ART CHAKRA Art Chakra is an interactive space for all the volunteers of Auroville to express their artistic side in an informal and non-judgemental environment. Whatever be your medium of artistic expression- photography, painting,…

music workshop with Bombay Jayashri

News from Adishakti: A 5-day music workshop with renowned artist Bombay Jayashri and her faculty senior students will take place at Adishakti Campus August 24 - 28 from 6 am to 9 pm. Find more information on the flyer below (click to enlarge):

actors’ workshop at Adishakti

Greetings from Adishakti! ​W​e are happy to announce that our Actors' workshop "Source of Performance Energy" will be conducted from 15th to 25th of June 2014. Since we have limited seats available, do let us know at the earliest to block your slot. Warm regards, ​Vinay Kumar   www.adishaktitheatrearts.com

stop-motion animation 1-week workshop

The AVFF EOP (Auroville Film Festival Educational Outreach Programme) would like to offer a 1 week stop-motion animation workshop to anyone, of any age. The timings will be 9a.m to noon, Monday 19th May to Friday 23rd May 2014. The workshop will mostly take place in Future School, with a…

Writers’ Bloc 4 – residential playwriting workshop

32 playwrights have emerged. 32 exciting new plays created. 3 successful festivals. 100 rocking shows. British Council and Rage once again bring the Royal Court Theatre, London, to town. Presenting Writers' Bloc 4 The only playwriting programme in India with the script at the centre of the theatrical process. Send…

masterclass scriptwriting for films by Anurag Kashyap

News from Adishakti Master Classes: Writers! Here it is! A never before opportunity. A MASTERCLASS ON SCRIPTWRITING FOR FILMS BY ANURAG KASHYAP FROM DESIGN TO PERFORMANCE Whether you are a scriptwriter dreaming of writing that award winning script or someone bristling with ideas but not knowing how to go ahead…

National Painters Camp

The Auroville Art Service facilitated a National Painters Camp in Sri Ma, a beach community of Auroville from March 22nd- 27th, 2013. All were welcome to view the camp daily. The final works are on display in Auroville at Gallery Square Circle from April 1st to April 5th. Participating Artists: Sri…