The Indian Section of the IATC in collaboration with the International Association for Performing Arts and Research (IAPAR) invites young critics to Pune, which is the second largest and prominent city after Mumbai in the State of Maharashtra, India. Participants will get a unique opportunity to visit a city known for its rich culture and history in Maharashtra. The city is an important theatre destination and has a history of famous playwrights and theatre makers. Pune’s cultural and artistic highlights include museums and architectural sights that have been preserved. It is also a modern city known for its IT and manufacturing.

This IATC young critics’ workshop welcomes 12 participants for the English and the French groups over 6 nights and 7 days. The arrival date will be 4th November and the departure date will be 10th November. The workshop will be conducted over a period of five days from 5th to 9th November. Extra arrival and departure days have been specially included for the benefit of international participants so that they can easily plan their travel and get the best of the workshop. Participants should note that there are international air carriers that arrive at Pune’s airport.

The workshop will take care of the boarding and the lodging expenses of the participants from 4th to 9th November 2017, which will include the passes to IAPAR’s International Theatre Festival. The festival is an upcoming international theatre festival in India. For more on IAPAR and the festival, please visit http://www.iapar.org/

Deepa Punjani (Representative, Indian Section of the IATC) and Ajay Joshi (Senior Critic; Indian Section of the IATC) will monitor the English group, while the French group will be monitored by Mariko Anazawa (Adjunct Director of training workshops for IATC).

To apply, young critics should complete the form below, and send all required attachments to Jean-Pierre Han, jp.han @ free.fr and Mariko Anazawa, anazawa.mariko @ nihon-u.ac.jp, before September 15, 2017.