TFT student Hassan Raza participated in Winter School of Physical Theatre in Austria
Hassan Raza, a student of Department of Theatre, Film and Television (TFT), School of Media and Communication (SMC) participated in Winter School of Physical Theatre from 24th Feb to 3rd March, 2017 in Graz, Austria, organized by IGUTE.
The program included intensive practical training and discussions guided by the Russian theatre director and teacher Sergei Ostrenko. During the Lab, participants were acquainted with Ostrenko's method of performer's physical training and rehearsal, formed and inspired by the Russian Theatre Tradition. Performer's physicality in the methods of Stanislavsky, Meyerhold and M.Chekhov, principles of Meyerhold's Biomechanics, Tai-chi for performers, training by method of improvisation, and scene composition from exercises to performance; were some of the elements uniquely transformed and combined in Ostrenko's teaching system.
Hassan Raza participated in the program on a 50% Scholarship while the rest of the dues were facilitated by the Dean of SMC Prof. Dr. Taimur ul Hasan and HOD of TFT Dr. Wajiha Rizvi.